Over a billion of cubic meters of snow accumulated in river basin in Ust-Kamenogorsk
Almaty. March 4. KazTAG - Over a billion of cubic meters of snow have accumulated in a river basin in Ust-Kamenogorsk, reports Yk-news.kz.
"There are 13-14 mln cu m of snow in the basin of the Makhovka river, 1.2 bn cu m in the basin of the Ulba river," reports the department of emergency situations of Ust-Kamenogorsk.
According to the rescuers, the volume of precipitations in the city amounted to 180 mm as of the end of January.
"Big and smaller river pose threat running through the city in spring. They can break the banks in the snow break period," reads the message.
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