ISTANBUL — Heavy rainfall in Turkey’s capital on Saturday led to flooding that killed one individual, authorities mentioned.
Search and rescue groups positioned the physique of the 27-year-old man, who labored as a bus driver, the state-run Anadolu Company reported.
Turkey’s inside ministry spokesman mentioned earlier that authorities acquired a tip that one individual was lacking within the storm. Forty-four search and rescue personnel together with Ankara’s hearth division have been dispatched to the world. The person’s physique was discovered close to a riverbed amongst tree branches.
Ankara Mayor Mansur Yavas tweeted that 35 folks had been rescued. He reported flooding in 300 areas, 35 fallen timber and the collapse of 23 roofs and three utility poles. Greater than 3,000 workers have been persevering with work within the affected areas.