This year the winter in these areas came ahead of time, the air temperature anomaly is -4 ..- 6 degrees.
19 Oct 2016 – In the southern regions of Kazakhstan have been precipitation, mainly in the form of snow. The snow cover was formed in Chimkent and Novotroitsk over the past day, up to 9 cm.
Snow lies on the east of the country, in Semipalatinsk 3 cm. In Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, the snow depth was 4 cm, and the temperature remained below zero.
Kazakhstan is expected to cloudy weather with rain and snow.
Thanks to Martin Siebert for these links