Zhaiyk River’s water level slightly decreases in Atyrau

Zhaiyk River’s water level slightly decreases in Atyrau
Photo credit: screenshot from a video of the Operational Headquarters for Emergency Situations of the Atyrau region

The Operational Headquarters for Emergency Situations of the Atyrau region has provided a summary of the current level of the Zhaiyk (Ural) River in the area, Kazinform News Agency reports.

As of 4 p.m. on June 12, 2024 (compared to 8 a.m.) the water line has descended as following: 
The water level in Inderbor village has decreased by 2 cm, reaching 860 cm, while the critical level is 845 cm.
Makhambet district exhibited a one-centimeter decrease in water level, reaching 982 cm, while the critical level is 850 cm.
The water line in Atyrau has remained unchanged, reaching 588 cm, while the critical level is 550 cm.
The water level in Zhanatalap village is 420 cm, while the critical level remained at 500 cm.
The water level in Erkinkala district has descended by 1 cm, reaching 3788 cm. The critical level, however, remains at 450 cm.
It is worth recalling that the floods hit several regions of Kazakhstan in late March, and on April 10, the state of emergency was declared in 10 of the 17 regions of the country: Abai, Akmola, Aktobe, Atyrau, West Kazakhstan, Karaganda, Kostanay, Pavlodar, North Kazakhstan and Ulytau.

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