Mudflow consequences are still being remedied in Almaty that was hit by a powerful mud flow on July 23.
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.
Finally, the damages from the mudslide on Talgar river have been announced.
A Kazakh scientist claims there is evidence that suggests that mudflow threat to Almaty city is high.
Almaty is located near relatively young mountains in a seismologically active zone, but earthquakes of such magnitude are extremally rare.
The temporary check dam at the Talgar river meant to regulate water flow into irrigation channels destroyed by July 17 mudflood is being reconstructed.
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.
Mudflows threat is high during summer in Almaty when glaciers in nearby mountains are melting melting heavily.
A crater of around 6 meters in diameter has appeared in Almaty in a heat pipeline blowout.
Mountain lake number 6 that threatened Almaty with devastating mudflow last year is “awake” again.