Kyrgyz Republic : Cold Wave : 2012/12/18
|Country or District||Kyrgyz Republic|
|Outline||Since December 2012, Kyrgyzstan is experiencing unusually cold winter with heavy snowfalls and high precipitation level. In the northern part of the country temperatures reached minus 30-35 degree Celsius. On 18 December 2012, a state of emergency situation was claimed in Bishkek city.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Approximately 1750 households have been affected by the cold wave and urgently need to be provided with humanitarian aid.