In Kyrgyzstan, for three months in 2012 went off 45 avalanches, whereas in the same period of 2011 — not more than 11. On this day, March 20, at a meeting of the interdepartmental commission, said Emergency Minister Kubatbek Boron.
"One third of all avalanches have descended to the road Bishkek — Osh. Created staff to respond to emergencies. Organized six events forced descent of avalanches occurred 351 artillery rounds, which led to forced descent 350,000 cubic meters of snow. Currently at several sites Bishkek — Osh forced descent continues. Unfortunately, there were no casualties, "- quoted boronic agency" 24.kg ". According to the minister, the peak of avalanches is expected in the next two weeks.
As REGNUM correspondent in the department of information policy of the government, in connection with the ongoing fallout in the republic and the danger of avalanches in the villages Sosnovka Chui Taldy Bulak Talas, Aral Jalal-Abad region will be organized special items, where travelers will be able to keep warm and get medical help.
Recall that yesterday, March 19, at the village of Nura Alay district of Osh region avalanche that destroyed the house, killed nine-year-old girl. March 17 at Bishkek — Osh under an avalanche killed 3 people.