Foreign Ministry Advises against Travel to 7 Balkan Countries because of Extreme Weather

Foreign Ministry Advises against Travel to 7 Balkan Countries because of Extreme Weather

Foreign Ministry Advises against Travel to 7 Balkan Countries because of Extreme Weather

Sofia, February 24 (BTA) - In connection with the severe winter situation and the expected deterioration of weather conditions in Croatia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry advises Bulgarian citizens to postpone their travel plans until the situation normalizes, the Ministry said in a press release on Saturday.

If travel is essential, Bulgarians are advised to follow strictly local authorities' instructions. If snowbound, travellers should notify their close ones about their condition and whereabouts, should indicate their location in the social networks, and should alert the Foreign Ministry's Situation Centre on its round-the-clock helpline 00359 2 948 2404 or at its e-mail, crisis@mfa.bg

Alerts can also be phoned to +385 984 69 808 in Croatia, +386 41 722 238 in Slovenia, +389 75 280 013 in Macedonia, +40 21 230 21 50 in Romania, +387 603 210 397 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, +382 69 143 298 in Montenegro, and +381 66 840 89 51 in Serbia.

Source: Sofia