More than 3000 lightning strikes in Bulgaria in one hour – Stara Zagora and Karlovo are flooded –

Stara Zagora last night @BNR

a powerful one Storm The front has passed over Bulgaria in the last few hours. About 3,000 lightning strikes in just one hour, reports Nova TV. The storms have swept across the country in torrential streams from west to north-west Rainstrong winds and hail.

Last night around 21:00 a strong one Storm with thunder and lightning erupted in Stara Zagora. The more than two-hour downpour turned the city’s streets into rivers, especially in the lower reaches. A large part of it and surrounding villages remained without electricity. people have reported flooded shops and cellars. Cars were crushed by fallen trees, BNR reports.

The extent of the damage should become clear today.

Another torrent Rain fell over Karlovo, which began just after 19:00 and lasted just over an hour. The building of the “Hristo Smirnenski” High School for Rail Transport, located at the foot of the spontaneous catchment area, is most affected. The new water currents practically destroyed the cleanup achieved by the last ones Rainthe director of the school, Stefan Filchev, told Radio Plovdiv.

All employees of the community as well as 6 excavators and 6 trucks were involved in the clean-up work. 60 trucks with sand, silt and rubbish were transported from just one bridge on the Stara Reka” the head of the municipal council – Karlovo Donyo Todorov – told BNR.

There were also thunderstorms in Haskovo and Dimitrovgrad.

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