It’s getting scary in half of Bulgaria. Showers, winds and elements are expected. The National Operational Center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has received information about the meteorological situation in the country, according to which strong storms are coming, the Ministry of the Interior announced.
An “orange code” has been announced for November 18 (Saturday) for a strong northwesterly wind with a speed of 10 – 15 m/s.
► It is expected that gusts will reach 25-30 m/s in the Vidin, Montana, Vratsa, Lovech, Silistra, Dobrich, Varna, Shumen, Burgas, Sliven, Sofia, Pernik, Targovishte regions.
Rainfall of 15-35 l/sq.m is expected in the regions of Dobrich, Varna and Burgas.
According to the hydrological forecast of NIMH-MOES, in the next 48 hours, this may lead to an increase in river levels in the Danube, Black Sea, East White Sea and West White Sea basins.
In view of a dynamic weather forecast, the DG “Fire Safety and Protection of the Population” sent instructions to the regional governors to take additional measures, according to their powers under the Disaster Protection Act.
Additional instructions have also been given to the regional directorates “Fire Safety and Protection of the Population” to increase preparedness in the event of emergency situations. The directors of the ODMVR in the areas with “orange code” have also been notified of the forecasts.
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