On Hungary snowstorm hit, and Bulgaria — Hurricane

March 15, 2013. Thousands of Hungarians from-due to heavy snowfall were forced to spend the night in their cars on the roads blocked.

According to emergency services, the most critical situation on the main highway between Budapest and Vienna. Because of the snow and strong winds were blocked by dozens of other sections of the national road network.

Clippings power lines left without light about 100 thousand people.

Weather conditions forced the authorities to cancel the numerous outdoor events planned for Friday. As reported by online media, on this day in Hungary commemorates the 1848 revolution against the rule of the Habsburg dynasty.

Meanwhile, the central part of Bulgaria in the first month of spring was a hurricane. As a result, a young woman died and another 12 man affected.

Element struck the region on the eve — after unusually warm for this month forecast the temperature began to drop sharply, and accompanied by increased wind chill. Hardest hit city of Gabrovo, which was partially de-energized.

Bulgarian Weather forecasters predict worsening weather in the coming days, lower temperature, and precipitation in the form of rain and snow.

Source: Rosbalt

 

Hurricane wind hit Bulgaria, one person was killed, 12 injured

March 15, 2013. One man killed and 12 injured due to the hurricane that rages in the central part of Bulgaria, said Friday the agency AFP with reference to the mayor of the community of Gabrovo Tanya Christ.

Element struck the region on the eve — after unusually warm weather for the current month temperature began to drop sharply, and accompanied by increased wind chill. Hardest hit city of Gabrovo, which was partially de-energized. Due to adverse weather conditions in closed institutions.

According to the mayor of a victim of the elements was 34-year-old woman. Two people with various wounds and injuries were taken to hospitals, ten more assistance was provided on site.

According to the agency, as a result of rampant floods in some areas of the region there are disruptions in rail service, as wind large number of trees felled.

Currently, local utilities are trying to clear the road. Bulgarian Weather forecasters predict worsening weather in the region in the coming days, lower temperature, and precipitation in the form of rain and snow.

Source: RIA Novosti

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