On December 1, a dust storm is expected in the Mangistau region in western Kazakhstan and in the north of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, Meteozhurnal warns .
In the Mangistau region of Kazakhstan, bordering the Balkan velayat of Turkmenistan, wind gusts can reach a speed of 15-20 m / s, in the Mary region of Turkmenistan - 14-19 m / s, in other regions - 12-17 m / s.
Strong winds can lead to sandstorms, poor visibility and drifting snow. The temperature will rise to + 23 ... + 28 degrees.
Two weeks ago, strong winds in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and southern Kazakhstan led to an accident on power lines and a halt in the export of Turkmen electricity from Turkmenistan to Kyrgyzstan through Uzbekistan.
Ten days earlier, Uzbekistan was covered by the strongest sandstorm ever observed, which also affected the northern and northeastern regions of Turkmenistan.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan