Typhoon Jangmi nears S. Korea amid persisting monsoon season, flights canceled SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Typhoon Jangmi, the season's fifth typhoon, moved closer to the country's southern resort island of Jeju on Monday while the country's first monsoon season to extend into mid-August in decades showed no signs of letting up, Yonhap reports.
7.1-magnitude quake shakes Southern California after days of tremors SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. KAZINFORM - A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit Southern California on Friday following several tremors of lesser intensity in the seismically-active region, making it the strongest one to have affected the area in recent hours, the United States Geological Survey reported, EFE has learned.
Earthquake felt in E Kazakhstan ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The network of seismic stations of the Kazakhstan Science Committee has recorded an earthquake on January at 3:54 a.m. Astana time. The epicenter was located on the border of Kazakhstan and China, 616 km northeast of Almaty, Kazinform has learned from the Emergency Management Committee of the Kazakh Interior Ministry.
Kazakh scientists to explore snow leopards in mountains of Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Scientists of the Institute of Zoology are preparing for a scientific expedition to the mountains of Almaty, Advisor to Director of the Almaty Zoo Yerzhan Yerkinbayev said on social media, Kazinform correspondent reports.