Avalanches highly probable in mountains near Almaty 24 февраля 2012, 14:27
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The rescuers are inspecting the mountains. Photo by Aizhan Tugelbayeva©
Snow avalanches are highly probable in the mountainous areas of Almaty oblast on February 24-26, Tengrinews.kz reports citing press-service of Almaty Emergency Situations Department.
According to the Department, KazHydroMet (national weather service) has issued a storm warning in relation to the unstable condition of snow and the risk of avalanches. The Department is calling the tourists to be careful in the mountains.