Wintry Weather Brings Snow Showers to Istanbul

Sporadic snowfall that began on Saturday, January 16, continued in Istanbul on Monday.

The snowfall took a toll on the city’s roadways on Monday, as local media reports blamed poor driving conditions for traffic jams and congestion.

Turkey’s national weather authority forecast that the snow would stop by the end of Monday, but warned that wind, frost and cold temperatures could continue. Credit: Sebile Bozkurt via Storyful