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.
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Avalanche hazard in mountainous areas of Kazakhstan
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Emergency Committee under the Ministry of Interior has issued avalanche warning for East Kazakhstan, South Kazakhstan and Almaty regions on April 16-17.