Avalanche blocked republican highway in East Kazakhstan region

Ust-Kamenogorsk. February 21. KazTAG – An avalanche blocked a republican highway in the East Kazakhstan region, reports the press service of the region’s emergency department.
“According to information from the State Institution “Kazselezaschita”, on February 21, at about 8.40 in the Katon-Karagay district, at 436 km on the republican highway “Ust-Kamenogorsk - Rakhmanovskie Klyuchi”, due to heavy rainfall, a spontaneous snow avalanche with a total volume of 7600 cubic meters went down. There were no casualties or destruction. The avalanche completely blocked the road,” the report said.
The site is currently being cleared by road services.

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