Storm Warning Has Been Announced in the Capital
According to the experts of the capital’s “Kazgidromettsentr”, on December 8-9 it is expected to have increased the south-west wind up to 15-20 meters per second and up to 25 m/s in some places in Astana and Akmola Region.
In this regard, the emergency response services have announced a storm warning. Astana – Kokshetau highway has been closed due to the low visibility.
Thus, on December 8 partly cloudy weather, light snow, blizzard are expected in Astana. South-west wind of 9-14 m/s, gusts of 15-20 m/s in the morning and afternoon. The temperature at night will be 12-14C below zero, in the afternoon – minus 5-7C.
On December 9, the capital will have cloudy weather with light snow and blizzard. There will be northwest wind which will be changed by the north-west wind, 15-20 m/s. Air temperature at night will drop to -13… -15C, in the daytime -8…-10C.
On December 10 partly cloudy weather with light snow and blizzard is expected. South-west wind of 9-14 m/s with gusts of up to 15-20 m/s. At night temperature will drop to -18 … -20C, and to -8 … -10C in the daytime.
Experts of Astana DES are warning residents and guests of the capital not to make any long trips and follow safety measures.
Source: Akimat of Astana