Tsarevo, Bulgaria: Dimitar Nikolov, economist, politician and mayor of Burgas, extended their deepest condolences to the residents of Tsarevo municipality, inadequately affected by the floods and cancelled the planned concert on the occasion of the Union of Bulgaria as a sign of sympathy.
As per the rescue forces, two people have died, and three have gone missing since the floods struck the Municipality of Tsarevo in Burgas province. A man’s body is found and identified as 61-year-old Smolyan resident. Later, another body was found by border police, confirming two casualties.
The search for two missing women continued with the assistance of manpower, military personnel and drones. The lost women are rumoured to be mother and daughter.
Condoling the residents of Tsarevo, Mayor Nikolov wrote, “Deep empathy to the people in the Tsarevo municipality! May God give them the courage to cope and all the representatives of the institutions who help – strength in their work to rescue people and restore the severe consequences of the disaster”.
Today, at 10:30 AM, the Burgas church prayed in front of the Municipality of Burgas for the health, salvation and well-being of all experiencing these problematic moments in Tsarevo.
The Mayor of Burgas, Dimitar Nikolov, emphasized that Burgas Municipality is prepared to help everyone with equipment, people, shelter in crisis centres, homes, crisis psychologists, volunteers and aid.
State of emergency has remained in force at the Southern Black Sea coast. The Burgas-Tsarevo road can be accessed now, but it is recommended to stay inside due to broken power lines over roadside. The region is without electricity due to the damage done by floods to the power grid.
With more than 320 litres per square of rainfall, Tsarevo, Kosti, Arapya campsites, Lozenets, Nestinarka, Ahtopol and Varvara are the most seriously affected villages. The unprecedented amount of precipitation also submerged the resorts located in Southern Burgas.