Avalanching alert declared in basins of Big and Small Almaty River
Almaty. February 17. KazTAG - Avalanching alert has been declared in the basins of Big and Small Almaty River, reports the department of emergency situations of Almaty.
"Due to forecasted precipitations, unstable state of the snow cover on the mountain slopes in the Ulken Almaty and Kishi Almaty river basins there is a danger of avalanches oт February 17-18," reads the report.
Rescuers recommend postponing the trips to the mountains and avoid walking on steep snow-covered slopes due to possible provocation of avalanches.
“We urge car owners not to park vehicles under trees,” said the report.
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