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Heavy rains cause flash floods in Turkey’s Artvin

Rains hit northwestern Turkey, blocked roads in Artvin province.
28.09.2019 - 12:06

Heavy rain hit northeastern Turkey on Saturday.

FLASH FLOODS

Streams overflowed in Artvin province and some roads were blocked in the district of Borcka due to the flash floods.

Heavy rains cause flash floods in Turkey’s Artvin WATCH

There was no loss of life following the heavy rainfall, Artvin Governor Yilmaz Doruk told Anadolu Agency. "There are partial flash floods, but at the moment they are containable as the rain began to slow," Doruk said.

Roads briefly closed to traffic have been reopened after necessary measures were taken, according to Borcka District Mayor Ercan Orhan.