Waterspout Tornado Moves Across Istanbul Lake During Heavy Rain

A large waterspout was seen moving across Istanbul’s Lake Buyukcekmece on June 23, as torrential rain hit the city, causing at least one death in flash floods.

Ali Yerlikaya, Istanbul’s governor, told local press that a Syrian refugee was killed in the flash floods.

Footage filmed by Eyup Can Kızılkaya, a local man, shows the waterspout moving over the lake. Credit: Eyüp Can Kızılkaya via Storyful