Mudflow hit Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan last night. Bishkek — Karakol road is washed out. Courtyards are flooded and roads are destroyed in nearby villages. A reader informed 24.kg news agency.
The press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations confirmed the information. According to it, the natural disaster happened at 4.30.
Heavy rains caused mudflows in Balykchy and on Kesken-Bel pass, in Kara-Talaa and Ottuk villages of Ton district.
No casualties were reported. The damage caused by the natural disaster is being calculated.
Mudflows have become more frequent in Kyrgyzstan. For example, eight residents, including children, were swept away by mudflow on Mal-Kaldy pasture on July 12.