20.01.11.Iz due to severe frosts in Kostanai region in the Tobol River fish die, "Interfax-Kazakhstan".
According to the chief of the Tobol-Torgai Interregional inspection basin Fisheries Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Nurkana Sarsenova because of the freezing of the reservoir in the area occurred Mendykarinskom partial fish kills, which die from lack of water. In turn, the reason was the freeze drying up of the river. Sarsenov explained that the critical shallow water, the water level is low, and the frost was intense — ice thickness is 70-80 inches.
Head of ichthyological monitoring and management of fisheries inspection Viktor Chirkov confirmed that Tobol since 2004 almost replenishes moisture balance. Currently, the air temperature in the Kostanai region dropped to minus 25 degrees Celsius.