An ongoing power outage is reportedly affecting several districts in Almaty since 14:15 (local time) on Monday, July 15. The metro system is reportedly shut down, and traffic disruptions have been reported as traffic lights stopped working. Authorities have announced that power should be restored at 17:00 and that the causes of the outage is being determined.
Lingering transportation and business disruptions are to be expected in Almaty over the coming hours until power is restored.
Individuals in Almaty are advised to anticipate more power outages and associated disruptions and ensure electronic and battery-operated devices are fully charged when possible.
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