Heavy snow hits eastern Turkey / PHOTO

Heavy snow and cold weather, especially in the eastern regions of Turkey is still in effect.

Heavy snow hits eastern Turkey / PHOTO

 

World Bulletin / News Desk

Heavy snow and cold weather, especially in the eastern regions of Turkey is still in effect.

Eastern Anatolia Region was gripped by freezing weather after snow, temperature in Erzurum was reduced to 18 degrees below zero.



Due to heavy snowfall, the main roads that connect the eastern city of Van to neighboring provinces closed, as well as hundreds of roads to villages in the region.

All passenger who trapped by snow were rescued on the Erzurum-Bingol and Bitlis-Van road.



Due to damages at power transmission lines, the large number of villages are still in dark.

The effect of cold air also affects the Central Anatolia Region.

Treacherous driving conditions, due to snow in Bolu mountain affects drivers.



Baykan district in the town of Siirt, 4 mufti lodging house were flooded when Bitlis stream overflow.

Last Mod: 05 Ocak 2010, 13:34
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