Settlements in three districts of North Kazakhstan facing flood threat

Petropavlovsk. April 24. KazTAG - The settlements of Kyzylzhar, Yesil and Shal akyn districts in North-Kazakhstan region are in the zone of possible floods, reports the department of emergency situations.

"Helicopter inspected territories of Petropavlovsk which may face flood threat located along the Ishim river, Sergeyevsk and Petropavlovsk hydrosystems," reads the message.

The experts reported secondary water rise due to ongoing overflow of dike in Sergeyevsk hydrosystem (197 cm).

"Due to this, so called "second wave" is expected in the near future which may pose threats to the above states territories," reads the message.