Power system of Kyrgyzstan working normally in freezing cold: First Deputy PM

26.01.2018

The water level in the Toktogul reservoir amounted to 17.7 billion cubic meters as of January 25, First Vice Prime Minister Askarbek Shadiyev said during the meeting of the republican headquarter on fall-winter period.

Abnormal cold weather these days will last 3-4 days, but nevertheless, the country's energy system is working normally, coal supply is done in timely manner, heat supply is going on normally, he said, according to AKIpress.

"There is enough coal and fuel oil for Bishkek and Osh cities," Shadiyev said.

Shadiyev said the republican headquarter will deliver a report following the fall-winter season.  

Meanwhile, 5 people are in hospitals of Bishkek with the diagnosis of freeze burn.

One person is treated in the Chui hospital, four in the National Surgical Center, the Ministry of Health told AKIpress.

The temperature in Bishkek on January 25 was -15°C on average. 

A severe cold snap in Kyrgyzstan under the influence of Arctic anticyclone will remain in Kyrgyzstan until the end of January, according to Kyrgyzhydromet’s national weather forecast.

Reported by AKIpress (Kyrgyzstan).