Kazakhstan : GLOF : 2015/07/23
|Country or District||Kazakhstan|
|Outline||High temperatures intensified snowmelt over the past few days, causing the overflow of a glacial lake on 23 July 2015 and the consequent flooding of the Kargalinka river in Almaty Region, south-eastern Kazakhstan. In total, nearly 900 people had to evacuate their home.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Auezov, Nauryzbai and Alatau districts of the city were among worst-hit areas. 1036 people including 51 children were immediately evacuated to a building of a secondary school as well as administration of Nauryzbai district.
In total, nearly 900 people had to evacuate their homes, while five injuries have been reported and a State of Emergency has been declared in the city of Almaty.
Kazakhstan: Glacier Lake Outburst Flood near Almaty (28 July 2015)