Storm alert in place for 13 regions of Kazakhstan


Mets have issued the weather alert for 13 regions of Kazakhstan for February 1, Kazinform News Agency learnt from National Met Office Kazhydromet.

Fog and black ice are predicted in Mangistau region.

Snow is expected in Zhambyl region.

Ulytau region is to see ground blizzard.

Snow, blizzard, black ice, for and wind with gusts of up to 15-20mps are predicted in Kyzylorda region.

Atyrau region is to brace for fog.

Blizzard and fog are forecast for Aktobe and Kostanay regions

Abai, Karaganda, and East Kazakhstan regions are to see wind and blizzard.

Blizzard is predicted in Akmola and West Kazakhstan regions.

An avalanche warning is in place for the basins of the Ulken and Kishi Almaty Rivers due to precipitation and unstable snowpack in Almaty region.

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