Snowfall Closes Bulgaria's Major Highways

Environment | December 21, 2012, Friday // 08:40|  views

Snow cleaning in Eastern Bulgaria is supposed to open the major roads there shortly. Photo by BGNES

The blizzards that have paralyzed Eastern Bulgaria in the past couple of days have led the authorities to close sections of major roads and highways.

The road between the cities of Shumen and Targovishte in Northeastern Bulgaria is the only one that can be used in the Shumen District after the continuing blizzards there.

The traffic authorities closed the Trakiya Highway section between Burgas and Karnobat in Southeastern Bulgaria, as well as the Hemus-Karnobat section between Devnya and Varna in Northeastern Bulgaria.

All roads in the Varna District were closed because of the show with many more roads in the eastern half of Bulgaria affected, especially in coastal and mountain areas.

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Tags: Northeastern Bulgaria, blizzards, snowfall, snow cleaning, Shumen, Trakiya Highway, Hemus Highway


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