Cool weather expected for Nauryz holidays in Kazakhstan
Cold weather was forecast for the Kazakh residents on Nauryz. According to forecasters, wet snow, wind gusts up to 25 meters per second will hit the major part of the country during the holidays, the fog and ice on the roads can be expected in some places as well. According to the National Hydrometeorological Service, a blizzard with a decrease in temperature to -16 degrees might possibly hit the northern areas of the country. In the west and east the average night temperatures will range from minus 5 to minus 10. It will be much warmer in the south and south-east. The air will warm up to 20 degrees Celsius during the day.
Zaina KULZHABAYEVA, ENGINEER-FORECASTER, ‘KAZHYDROMET’ NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE:
Precipitations, gusty winds of 9-14 meters per second are expected in the morning and the afternoon on March 19 in Astana. Minus 5 at night and 1-3 degrees above zero in the afternoon. Rain is expected on March 20. The temperature will range from 0 or minus 2 at night, and plus 4-6 degrees in the afternoon. Precipitations are on the way on March 21st, the temperatures will be 3-5 C below zero at night, and plus 1-3 in the afternoon.