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Blizzard and black ice in store for Kazakhstan

14 December 2019 09:48

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Northern Cyclone's lap and the atmospheric frontal sections associated with it retain their influence in the republic. This will cause heavy snowfall in some parts of the country, Kazinform reports with the reference to the Kazhydromet RSE.

A snowstorm, fog, ice slick and strong wind gusting to 15-20 m/s are expected in some parts of Zhambyl, Turkestan, and East Kazakhstan regions.

Foggy weather is also predicted for Pavlodar region. Residents of the region are warned about back ice and snowstorm. Wind intensification will reach 18 m/s in Pavlodar and Karaganda regions.

In Akmola, Almaty and Kyzylorda regions black ice and snowstorm are expected. Rude wind of 15-20 m/s will blow in the area.

Dense fog patches will occur in West Kazakhstan, Kostanay, North Kazakhstan regions during night and morning hours.

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