Death Toll Rises From Floods in Turkey's Earthquake-Hit Provinces
At least 14 people died due to flooding in Turkey’s Sanliurfa and Adiyaman provinces, local media outlets reported on Wednesday, March 15, citing officials.
Five people were also reported missing, the report added.
Video posted to Twitter by the Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry shows the minister, Vahit Kirisci, and other officials walking along flooded roads in the Eyyubiye district of Sanliurfa.
Turkey’s disaster management agency said on Wednesday that 111 mm (4.4 inches) of rain had fallen in Sanliurfa over a 24-hour period.
Sanliurfa and Adiyaman provinces were affected by the earthquakes that struck Turkey in early February. Credit: Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry via Storyful