Investigators Sunday launched a probe into possible negligence after devastating flash floods in southern Russia killed at least 171 people and President Vladimir Putin demanded officials explain the disaster.
Kazakhstan Emergency Situations Minister said that the neighboring countries are partially guilty in the floods in the south of Kazakhstan.
A special commission presented preliminary estimates of the damage caused by the floods in several regions of South-Kazakhstan oblast.
12 regions and 102 villages have been flooded in South Kazakhstan oblast. Regional authorities have applied for the government help.
30 yards in Boltirik Sheshen village of Zhambyl oblast have been flooded by melt water.
Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Serik Akhmetov who came back from a trip to South-Kazakhstan oblast.
There is a high threat of floods in Atyrau oblast: Emergency Situations Minister.
1,100 people have been evacuated from flooded Sozak village of South-Kazakhstan oblast.
Akhmetov arrived to South Kazakhstan oblast under instruction of the Prime-Minister.
February 25 First Vice Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov gave several instructions on floods.
95 houses were flooded in South-Kazakhstan oblast as of February 23.
New hospital was flooded by overflow waters in Badam village of South-Kazakhstan oblast.
410 houses have been flooded in Temirlanovka village of Southern Kazakhstan oblast's Ordabasinskiy region.
A threat of flooding and rivers' overflows still remains in Southern Kazakhstan low-mountain area.
Department of the emergency situations states that floodings in Otyrar region were caused by the difference between day and night temperatures.
More than one million people in China have been evacuated following downpours that have raised water levels in rivers to critical highs.