More than 98,000 people evacuated due to floods in Kazakhstan

The country's emergencies ministry said it was closely monitoring the situation in other regions which were at risk of further flooding

By Reuters

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Kazakh rescuers evacuate residents of the flooded settlement of Pokrovka in Kazakhstan on April 9. Photo: AFP file
Kazakh rescuers evacuate residents of the flooded settlement of Pokrovka in Kazakhstan on April 9. Photo: AFP file

Published: Thu 11 Apr 2024, 4:08 PM

More than 98,000 people have been evacuated due to floods in Kazakhstan, the country's emergencies ministry said on Thursday.

A spokesman for the ministry said it was closely monitoring the situation in the North Kazakhstan and Akmola regions which were at risk of further flooding.



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