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Mudflow consequences being remedied in Almaty; danger persists

Mudflow consequences are still being remedied in Almaty that was hit by a powerful mud flow on July 23.

Mudflow consequences being remedied in Almaty; danger persists
Almaty hit by mud flows

At aroud 2.15 am morainic lake Bezymyannoye at Kargaly glacier outburst. The water volume of the lake stood at 40 000 cubic meters. The outburst caused mud flows, with part of them overtopping the dam on the Kargaly River.

Almaty hit by mud flows
Mudflow aftermath ©Dmitry Khegai
Talgar mudslide damages run into millions

Finally, the damages from the mudslide on Talgar river have been announced.

Talgar mudslide damages run into millions
Scientists examine lake №6 ©Dmitry Khegai
Mudflow threat in Almaty remains: scientist

A Kazakh scientist claims there is evidence that suggests that mudflow threat to Almaty city is high.

Mudflow threat in Almaty remains: scientist
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5.2 earthquake in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty is located near relatively young mountains in a seismologically active zone, but earthquakes of such magnitude are extremally rare.

5.2 earthquake in Almaty, Kazakhstan
View from the dam ©Dmitry Khegai
Mudflow aftermath remedied near Almaty

The temporary check dam at the Talgar river meant to regulate water flow into irrigation channels destroyed by July 17 mudflood is being reconstructed.

Mudflow aftermath remedied near Almaty
Rescuers pull bodies from Mexico mudslide
Rescuers pull bodies from Mexico mudslide

Rescuers pulled two bodies Thursday from a mudslide that buried a Mexican village, but dozens remained missing after storms lashed the country and killed almost 100 people nationwide.

Rescuers pull bodies from Mexico mudslide
Experts check lake No.6. Photo by Dmitriy Khegai©
Mudflow protection facilities to be installed at Almaty rivers

Mudflows threat is high during summer in Almaty when glaciers in nearby mountains are melting melting heavily.

Mudflow protection facilities to be installed at Almaty rivers
VIDEO: Car damaged by mud fountain in Almaty

A crater of around 6 meters in diameter has appeared in Almaty in a heat pipeline blowout.

VIDEO: Car damaged by mud fountain in Almaty
lake number 6. Photo courtesy of time.kz
Lake No.6 once again threatens Almaty with mudflow

Mountain lake number 6 that threatened Almaty with devastating mudflow last year is “awake” again.

Lake No.6 once again threatens Almaty with mudflow

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