Sudden winter weather brings Bulgarian chaos

A sudden onset of harsh winter conditions caused transport chaos in Bulgaria on Tuesday, with one man freezing to death, eight people missing in mountains, 600 villages without power and schools closed.


Bulgarian travel chaos

 

Hundreds of vehicles including lorries without winter tyres were stranded along mountain roads, while two trains carrying 100 people were stuck in snowdrifts.

One man on the way to hospital after being snowbound overnight along with 15 other Roma, including eight children, authorities said.

http://www.sott.net/articles/show/236510-Sudden-winter-weather-causes-nightmare-in-Bulgaria

http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Sudden_winter_weather_causes_Bulgarian_mayhem_999.html

http://theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com/2011/10/19/sudden-winter-weather-causes-nightma re-in-bulgaria/

Thanks to  Peter Lamb, Marc Morano and Caroline Snyder for these links

” Thank you again, Ice age now,” says Peter.


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