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Kazakhstan: Cold Wave: 2012/12/26
|Country or District||Kazakhstan|
|Event Type||Cold Wave|
|Outline||As a result of low temperatures and heavy snowfall there were power supply and hot-water supply cuts in various localities of the northern, eastern and central parts of Kazakhstan.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Over 5,000 people - stranded truck drivers, residents, homeless people and street children -were affected by severe frosts and the resulting hot-water pipe and electricity systems breakdowns and heating interruptions.