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Mangistau rgn reels from huge thunderstorm and flooding

6 August 2020 14:00

AKTAU. KAZINFORM – Mangistau region has suffered damage from major thunderstorm as seven months worth of rainfall fell on August 5-6, Kazinform cites Kazhydromet.

According to the Met Office, total precipitation at the meteorological station Fort-Shevchenko was 23 inches, while the monthly norm equals 7 inches.

On the night of August 6, Aktau city has been hit by heavy thunderstorm with 66 inches of rain fell in contrast with the monthly norm of 6 inches.

Mangistau region’s emergency department said 12 sites had been flooded in Aktau city, including five roads.

No casualties have been reported yet.


Keywords: Mangistau region, Nature ,
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