Avalanche warning remains in mountains in Almaty rgn

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Almaty region’s Emergency Situations Department informs that the warning of snow avalanches down the mountainside is to remain for the region on January 29-February 1, Kazinform News Agency reports. 

The region’s emergency situations department has warned citizens and tourists to avoid steer snow slopes to prevent avalanches as well as follow safety measures in the mountainous areas.

There are 55 avalanche sites in Yenbeshikazakh, Talgar, and Karasai districts located along the southern slopes of the Ilu Alatau Mountains. Avalanches mostly occur due to rising temperature and heavy precipitation as rain and snow.

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