Two people died in Bulgaria this weekend due to bad weather. Strong winds, rain and snow cause major problems in the country. Many villages and towns suffer from problems with electricity supply.
Police said on Saturday that a man was killed after his truck collided with a fallen tree on a main street in the capital, Sofia. In Varna, on the Black Sea, a woman died when a branch fell on her.
Residents say eastern Bulgaria, which was hardest hit by the storm AP They had never experienced weather like this before.
A state of emergency has been declared in Varna. According to local officials, the extreme weather poses serious risks to residents of the coastal city. There are problems with power supply in different parts of the city. Roads were also closed due to fallen trees. Residents are asked to stay in their homes.
On Sunday, Bulgarian meteorologists warned of dangerous weather in most of eastern Bulgaria, with wind gusts reaching speeds of up to 125 kilometers per hour. Heavy rain is expected to turn into snow due to low temperatures.
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