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Situation in Sofia has normalized after Monday’s heavy thunderstorm

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The situation in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia has normalized after Monday’s heavy thunderstorm and torrential rain. The rainfall amount reached 50 liters per square meter in one hour only. Many underpasses, subway stations, buildings of public institutions and even a large shopping mall were flooded during the natural calamity. The access to five villages was cut in Kyustendil district (Western Bulgaria), because the roads were damaged by the heavy rain.  A state of emergency was declared in this region.


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