Thunder and lightening hit in Almaty in the time of snowfall
Almaty. January 15. KazTAG - Almaty dwellers witnessed a rare natural phenomenon on January 15: a thunderstorm in the time of snowfall accompanied by a lightening.
"In the time of snowfall there was a lightening, there were thunder-blasts," said Almaty dweller calling the editorial.
According to another witness a bright flash was seen down Suyunbay street at about 9.00 am.
We applied to "Kazhydromet" service to comment on the phenomenon.
"We forecasted precipitations, wet snow, probably there was thunder and lightening in connection with this," said Togzhan Karabayeva, representative of Kazhydromet.