Several Killed by Severe Flooding in Quake-Hit Areas of Turkey

At least 10 people died due to flooding in Turkey’s Sanliurfa and Adiyaman provinces, local media reported on Wednesday, March 15, citing officials.

Video by Mehmet Halhalli shows flooding along Ataturk Boulevard in Sanliurfa.

The Sanliurfa Governorate told locals living on the lower floors of buildings in Sanliurfa to evacuate immediately.

The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said on Wednesday that 111 mm of rain had fallen in Sanliurfa over a 24-hour period.

Sanliurfa and Adiyaman provinces were affected by the earthquakes that stuck Turkey in early February. Credit: Mehmet Halhalli via Storyful