Final hydrological forecast for the flood period of 2023
According to the remote sensing images of NASA satellites processed by Kazhydromet, the area of snow covering the territory of Kazakhstan as of April 13, 2023 is 4%. Snow cover is mainly preserved in ravines, wooded and mountainous areas of Akmola, North Kazakhstan, Almaty, Turkestan, Zhambyl, East Kazakhstan regions and Zhetysu and Abai regions.
According to the weather forecast for April 15-21, 2023, precipitation in the form of rain and snow is forecast for the entire period in the north-west, north of the country, in the first half of the period in the center and east of Kazakhstan.
On April 15 in Zhambyl region, on April 15-16 in Zhetisu region, Turkestan, Almaty regions, heavy rain is expected, on April 17 heavy precipitation (rain, snow), in connection with which, in the foothill areas of the south and south-east of the republic, the formation of slope runoff is expected.