23 February 2014, 11:15
Storm hits Kazakhstan, 484 stranded rescued
ASTANA. KAZINFORM 484 people, including 12 kids, found themselves stranded in their cars on Saturday because of the bad weather.
Strong storms hit the Almaty, Aktobe, East Kazakhstan and Karaganda regions. All the roads were closed. 70 vehicles were stuck in the snow. All those caught in the snow were evacuated to the nearby rural settlements.
Tags: Ministry of Emergencies
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145 private homes and government agencies flooded in Kokshetau
ASTANA. KAZINFORM As a result of today's heavy rain about 145 private homes and basements of a number of government agencies, including the court, civil registry office were flooded in Kokshetau, the Kazakh Emergencies Ministry's press service said.