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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Earthquake hits 415 km from Almaty
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - 4.4 magnitude earthquake stroke 415 kilometers from the city of Almaty, according to the network of seismic stations of the Seismological Research-Methodical Expedition of Kazakhstan Ministry of Education and Science.