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Third-class roads are still closed after the snowfall

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A state of emergency is still in place in dozens of Bulgarian municipalities. The measure applies to the entire Razgrad district. The road Razgrad-Targovishte is open for cars. During the day it will be open for cargo vehicles. Third-class roads are closed in Razgrad and Shumen districts. The snow clearing activities continue, but some villages in the mountainous parts of Veliko Tarnovo, Lovech, Pleven, Gabrovo and Vratsa districts are still inaccessible

No trucks from Romania are allowed through the Danube Bridge 2 near Vidin, the Oryahovo ferry and the border checkpoints Kainardzha and Krushari, Bulgaria’s Border Police said. 75 settlements are still without electricity, including 22 settlements in Silistra district and 21 in Shumen district. Nearly 140,000 households in Bulgaria are still without electricity. The day will remain without classes for 55 schools in 7 districts. 17 schools have shifted to distance learning. Conditions for hiking in the mountains are bad. An avalanche danger has been declared.

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