Major flash flooding hit Turkey's Balikesir Province on September 13, 2018, damaging roads, homes and shops. There were no injuries or fatalities reported.
The city of Bandirma registered over 147 mm (5.78 inches) of rain on September 13, with most of it falling in 90 minutes during the evening hours, according to Governor Ersin Yazıcı.
Turkey rainfall map September 13, 2018. Credit: MGM via FloodList
Major flash floods that followed damaged roads, homes and shops, including the Erdek to Bandirma road which has been closed.
Turkish State Meteorological Service (MGM) reported that wide areas of the Marmara region, including Istanbul, experienced thunderstorms that began during the afternoon of the same day. Şarköy in Tekirdağ Province recorded 105.6 mm (4.15 inches) of rain in 24 hours to September 14, FloodList reports.
A violent hailstorm hit the city of Kastamonu, damaging windows on cars and homes.
Kastamonu'da meydana gelen ceviz büyüklüğünde dolu yağışı maddi hasara sebep oldu. pic.twitter.com/7KbkYM4z0R— Meteoroloji (MGM) (@meteoroloji_twi) September 13, 2018
Bandırma'yı sel vurdu pic.twitter.com/3vmYhiHNqY— A Haber (@tvahaber) September 14, 2018
Featured image: Zekai Kafaoglu
Register/become a supporter
Your support is crucial for our survival. It makes this project fully self-sustainable and keeps us independent and focused on the content we love to create and share.
You'll receive your ad-free account for 20x faster browsing experience, clean interface without any distractions, ability to post comments without prior editorial check, all our desktop and mobile applications (current and upcoming) ad-free and with the full set of features available, a direct line of communication and much more. See all options.