Brutal flash floods, landslides hit Turkey, at least one fatality reported
At least one person has died after heavy rain caused major flash floods and landslides in the Rize region of northeastern Turkey, on September 28, 2017.
The person who died was identified in reports as a 40-year-old, Songul Tolan. The incident is reported to have happened in the village of Gurpınar, near Cayeli.
Weather stations in the region recorded 150 mm (5.9 inches) of rain within 6 hours.
Many roads in the region have been washed away, leaving villages cut off, Severe Weather Turkey reports.
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Featured image: Brutal flash floods hit the Rize region of Turkey, September 28, 2017. Credit: Severe Weather Turkey
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