Almaty Oblast hit with five avalanches

01.01.2003
    Five avalanches have occurred near the Almatau resort in the Almaty oblast, Tengrinews.kz reports citing Kazakhstan's Emergency Situations Ministry.     "5 avalanches slid down to the Koturbulak River. The total volume of the avalanches reached around 1.1 million cubic meters. The avalanches broke 2 power line posts, crippling the power supply to...