Thundershowers to batter Kazakhstan Fri

ASTANA. KAZINFORM Rains and thunderstorms are expected to batter today the most part of Kazakhstan, Kazinform refers to Kazhydromet.

High wind, squalls, hail, and dust storms are forecast locally.

The scorching heat persists in Almaty, Zhetysu, Zhambyl, East Kazakhstan, Karaganda, and Abai regions.

Fire threat remains high in Turkistan, Aktobe, Kyzylorda, Almaty, Mangistau, Zhambyl, Zhetysu, Abai, Atyrau, East Kazakhstan, Pavlodar, Ulytau, Kostanay, Akmola, West Kazakhstan regions.

As earlier reported, a storm alert is in place in 13 regions of Kazakhstan and the capital city.