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Storm alert in effect across Kazakhstan

29 January 2019 18:33

ASTANA. KAZINFORM Storm alert has been issued for some regions of Kazakhstan, Kazhydromet reports.

Zhambyl region will face southwestern wind gusting 15-20 m/s, sometimes up to 23-28 m/s on January 30-31. Fog and ice slick are predicted to linger in the region. Chances of storm are high.

Fog will blanket East Kazakhstan region on Wednesday with ground blizzard and southwestern wind sweeping through the region.

Wild wind up to 15-20 m/s will hit Almaty region. Wind will rock across the Lake Alakol region at a speed of 20-25, 30 m/s. Chances of storm are high.

Heavy precipitations are forecast for Turkestan region accompanied by fog, ice slick and wind speeding up to 27 m/s.

Snowstorm and wind gusting 15-20 m/s are to grip Kostanay region.

Ground blizzard, northeastern wind are forecast for Aktobe region tomorrow.