On Sunday, in Bulgaria there were 30 temperature records. According to experts, this was the hottest day this year.
According to the Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, all was hotter in the city of Lovech, located in the northern part of central Bulgaria — 41.4 degrees. Over the temperature exceeded 40 degrees in Vratsa, Pleven, Knezha, Ruse, Montana, Sandanski and Svishtov.
In Sofia, was also set a temperature record — 37.5 degrees. In Pleven, Ruse and Veliko Tarnovo region authorities introduced a "red" danger level due to the steady heat. In the country remains "orange" code, ITAR-TASS reported.
Local authorities are warning residents and visitors of the potential danger, recommending not to do at this time, no travel and do not spend much time in the sun. Some areas are also prohibited lorries weighing more than 20 tons of the main roads and highways.