487 Bulgarian Schools Close Early over Severe Winter

Environment | December 21, 2012, Friday // 15:29|  views

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Vacation is starting early for 487 schools in Bulgaria, as they were all forced to close Friday due to the severe winter weather.

93 of the schools in question were closed due to hazardous road conditions, while the rest were forced to close over the severe weather.

Schools were closed in Burgas (50 schools), Varna (129 schools), Dobrich (83 schools), Razgrad (48 schools), Ruse (8 schools), Silistra (48 schools), Sliven (28 schools), Targovishte (21 schools), Shumen (71 schools) and Yambol (1 school).

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 on Friday.

Inclement winter weather caused emergency situations in 12 municipalities in Eastern Bulgaria.

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Tags: wather, winter, blizzards, schools


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