And today - strong storms and a lot of rain

Publish date 19 June 2014
And today - strong storms and a lot of rain image

And today it will be cloudy again, with rain. In the afternoon there will be thunderstorms and temporary intensification of the wind, according to NIMH.

Today and tomorrow the precipitation will be significant.

The expected quantities per day are on average 15-30 l / sq.m, but in some places even more - up to 50-60 l / sq.m.

As a result of precipitation, mainly in the Danube Plain and Eastern Bulgaria, significant increases in the water levels of the rivers Iskar, Vit, Osam, Yantra and Rusenski Lom are possible.

According to the forecasts of the European Flood Warning System, a serious rise in the level of the Danube and Maritsa rivers is expected - high and critical warning thresholds may be reached in some places.

Yellow code was announced for June 19 in 17 districts

of Northern and Eastern Bulgaria due to intense rainfall and thunderstorms.

The code is valid for the districts: Vidin, Montana, Vratsa, Lovech, Pleven, Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnovo, Ruse, Razgrad, Targovishte, Shumen, Silistra, Dobrich, Varna, Burgas, Yambol and Sliven.