Heavy snowfall closes Varna Airport and The port of Varna

17 Dec

The heavy snowfall in Northeastern Bulgaria has shut Varna Airport, public relations officer Meliha Kasacheva said.   The snow is being removed from the runway. The morning flight between the capital Sofia and Varna was cancelled. The airport will be reopened at about noon, if the weather conditions improve.

The port of Varna is also closed for all vessels until the speed of the wind, which is currently 14-15 m/s, drops. The snow cover in Varna reached 15 cm. The traffic police registered a record-high number of car accidents in the past 24 hours – 82, in which two pedestrians have been hurt. Their lives are out of danger.