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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Several villages blocked by snow in N Kazakhstan region
PETROPAVLOVSK. KAZIFORM - Residents of several localities of Esil district in North Kazakhstan region are blocked by snow, the press service of the department of emergencies of North Kazakhstan region informs.