5.15pm: Stealth fighter bombers take off from Nato air base at Aviano, north-eastern Italy.
7.00pm: Nato fires new round of ship-launched cruise missiles.
7.05pm: Two big explosions are heard outside Pristina.
7.50pm: Pristina is plunged into darkness.
8.50pm: Blackout in Belgrade after impact north and south of city.
9.30pm: A large army barracks at Urosevac in southern Kosovo is heavily bombed.
Friday 26 March
00.25am: Yugoslavian news agency says Yugoslavia has shot down two Nato warplanes south of Novi Sad.
9.00am: US B-52 bombers, loaded with cruise missiles, take off from RAF Fairford.
10.00am: Reports by Albania's news agency that Serbian forces have massacred 20 ethnic Albanian village teachers in front of their pupils in the border village of Dobrune in Kosovo.
11.00am: The Italian government declares a state of emergency for the southern region of Puglia in readiness for a possible influx of ethnic Albanian refugees fleeing Yugoslavia.
10.25am: Air-raid sirens sound in Novi Sad in northern Serbia.
10.45am: Air-raid sirens sound in Pristina.
11.30am: UNHCR expresses grave concern about Kosovo civilians due to the pullout of international officials who had been trying to protect them.
12.30pm: Six fully armed F-16 Nato fighter jets take off from the Aviano air base in Italy.
1.10pm: Second wave of US B-52 bombers takes off from RAF Fairford.
1.20pm: A Tomahawk missile is fired from a US warship off the Croatian coast for the first time in daylight since the beginning of air strikes against Yugoslavia.
3.00pm: Nato officials announce that allied aircraft have flown 400 sorties against Yugoslavia and have struck 50 targets, all air defence and related facilities.
4.00pm: Nato bombs hit the suburbs of Belgrade.
4.45pm: Russia fails to get UN Security Council to demand an end to Nato strikes.Reuse content