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Flood

A flood is a significant flooding of an area resulting from an increase in water level of a river, lake or sea during the period of snow melting, rain showers, wind seiches, in case of blockages, ice jams and so on. Floods caused by wind seiches in river estuaries belong...

Rain storms

Rain storms are the cause of the most common disaster type – floods – and therefore incur the main economic damages. Moreover, this is the reason for decreased crop yield on fields and a stimulatory factor of all slope processes (landslides, mudslides, landfalls, soil liquefaction). Rain storms have two regional...

Avalanche

An avalanche is a snow mass that has slipped from a mountain slope and is moving under the force of gravity. It drags along more and more masses of snow on its way. During an avalanche-hazardous period, it is necessary to know the following: -  Before traveling, obtain information about the...

Mudflow

A mud stream (mudflow) is a rapid stream flow from a mixture of water and rock debris that appear suddenly in basins of small mountainous rivers. Translated from Arabic, the word ‘sel’ means ‘torrential flow’. Imagine a furiously churning wave the height of a five-story house that rushes along...

Landslides

Landslide – is a downward drift of loose rock under the influence of gravity, especially when lose material is saturated with water. It is one of the forms of a disaster. Emergence of landslides Landslides are triggered on a section of a slope or incline due to the disruption of rocks...

High waters

High water is a significant flooding of an area as a result of an increase in the water level in a river, lake during the period of snow melting, rainstorms, wind seiches, in case of blockages, ice jams and so on. Risk factors of floods and high waters: destruction of...

Earthquakes

An earthquake is one of the scariest and devastating natural occurrences. They happen in the so-called seismoactive regions of the Earth. One of such regions is the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic. The force (intensity) of earthquakes is measured in magnitude according to a 12 point magnitude scale. Depending on...

Fire

Fires are flames that have gone out of a human being’s control. Fire starts when the temperature of a material’s ignition turns out to be lower than the temperature of the heat source. Among the most common causes of fire, the following can be noted: carelessness of people, defects...

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The operational information on a situation in the republic for 8 a.m 31.05.2018

Operational information for a day as of 8 a.m 31.05.2018 Emergency services of the MES KR According to the Fire Fighting Service of the MES KR...

Three people killed and 6 injured in traffic accident

On May 30, at 8:43pm a car accident occurred in Sary-Bulak village, Kochkor district of Naryn region. Audi 100 and Honda Fit cars had collided...

Weather forecast for today

On May 31 in the Republic no precipitation is expected. West wind speed is 4-9 m/s. Press service of the MES KR.