Nearly 800,000 households across the country are without power. This became clear from a statement by the Minister of Energy, Rumen Radev, who gave a briefing with the current meteorological situation.

“Thousands of our colleagues are working in the field during these difficult hours. The situation is complicated for the third weekend in a row. I thank them for their work and tireless work,” the minister emphasized.

As of 5:00 p.m., all problems in 20 substations of the high-voltage network have been fixed, Radev announced.

In the “Electricity Distribution Networks West” area, there are 778 settlements without electricity – that’s a little over 300,000 subscribers. There are the most subscribers without electricity in the regions of Blagoevgrad, Vidin, Montana, Pernik, Sofia Region, Pleven, Lovech, Kyustendil, Rumen Radev said.

In the area of “Electric Distribution South” 55 settlements are without electricity – that’s more than 300,000 households.