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Storm Warning Has Been Announced in the Capital

by December 7, 2016 Legal

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