Iver entered: Special preparation before heavy snowfall in Istanbul!

According to a statement from the Directorate of Meteorology, the spills and snowfalls seen in Eastern Anatolia from the first few hours on Wednesday, east of Elazig and Tunceli, Erzincan, Mush, Bitlis, Bingöl, Erzurum, Owl, Kars, Vansilnak and Hakkari. It is estimated to be strong and intense in the northern and southern districts.

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Heavy rain is expected in Southeastern Anatolia. Showers and thunderstorms are predicted to be locally strong and locally strong in the northern parts of Adıyaman, Siirt, Sirnak, Diyarbakır, Sanliurfa and Batman. Precipitation on Friday is expected to lose its effect over time.

Description from AKOM: Even if 87 people are not placed in the second rank

Disaster Coordination Center Meteorological Engineer Osman Çaylak, About Expected Snow in the City “1987 was a special year. The current expected situation is not as good as 1987, but we are in second place.” Said.

Snow started with ARNA VUTKOY

After a meteorological warning, it began to snow in Istanbul. It snowed on the Arnavutköy Northern Marmara Highway and the Yassıören Neighborhood.

Two days snow break to education

The Governor of Istanbul has announced that training has been suspended for two days due to effective snowfall in the city.

5-day map of meteorology Weather forecast

Cold wave of Siberian origin comes to Istanbul

Istanbul is preparing to be affected by the cold air coming from Siberia. With this system, which is expected to flow from the Black Sea, temperatures will drop below zero from Wednesday evening and heavy snowfall will occur throughout the state. Due to the strong north winds that moisten as they pass through the Black Sea, it is predicted that snowfalls that are valid for 4-5 days can produce snow that is close to the amount of precipitation in January.

Attention to people running on the road

Heavy snowfall is expected on Wednesday within the central and eastern Black Sea regions (Tokat, Gümüşhane, Bayburt, Samsung, Ordu, Giresun, Trabzon, Rize and Artvin). , Thursday and Friday.

In the Central Anatolia region, heavy snowfall is expected from Wednesday to Friday morning in Konya. Drivers should be aware of negatives such as transportation disruptions, icing and frost, especially on the Konya-Antalya highway.

You canceled some flights

Due to expected snowfall on Thursday, flights are expected to be affected at both airports in Istanbul. The cancellation of the first flight came from THY.

Turkish Airlines has canceled the flight. In a statement from THY “To get the attention of passengers, some flights to and from Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport have been canceled due to the expected weather conditions on March 10. Passengers whose flights have been canceled may complete change or return transactions through our website, mobile application and call center (+90 850 333 0 849) until flight time. I was told.

Mediterranean storm rain

In the Mediterranean region, heavy localized rains and thunderstorms are expected from Wednesday to Friday in the first few hours east of Antalya.

Beware of frost and avalanches

Precipitation is estimated to begin to sleet and snow in the highlands above 1100 meters, and snowfall on Thursdays will be effective above 500 meters.

Meanwhile, as of Wednesday, heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected in the eastern Mediterranean coast, Adana, Osmaniye, Hatay, around Kahramanmaras, and the coastal areas of Hatay west of Osmaniye and Kahramanmaras.

Citizens were warned of adverse events such as heavy snow icing, frost, avalanches, floods, and heavy rain floods.

Governor YERLIKAYA warns the people of Istanbul

In a statement, Istanbul Governor Ali Erikaya said: “Dear compatriots, as of Thursday, March 10, we anticipate heavy snowfall, northern storms, and cold weather in Istanbul, according to the latest data received from the Meteorological Bureau. Take precautions.” Said.

Important conference in Istanbul

Regarding the expected cold and snowfall in Istanbul tonight, “Snow Battle Preparation Meeting” It was conducted.

Governor Alieri Kaya and Deputy Governor Ekrem Imamoul of the Mayor of Istanbul (IMM) attended the meeting at the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) Hasdal Campus, according to a statement from the Governor’s Office of Istanbul. Governor, district governor, district mayor, regional and state directors, representatives of relevant agencies.

At a meeting where precautions for expected snowfall in Istanbul were discussed, Governor Yerlikaya reminded the Directorate General of Meteorology to warn of heavy snowfall in Istanbul.

Erikaya said the process would be carried out in collaboration with the agency in line with the Home Office’s Winter Response Notice, continued.

“We will take all administrative steps under the coordination of the Governor and share these decisions with our city. We will prepare for the fight against snow so that transportation can continue uninterrupted. Our security forces have prepared them through media and social media to announce all the decisions made in the light of reason, consultation and science. Consultations are informative. Thank you to the institution for the preparation. Work. “

After the speech, presentations were given by representatives of the Meteorology Regional Bureau, IMM AKOM, Highway Regional Bureau, North Marmara Highway Bureau, ICA, IGA, Sabiha Gokcen and Istanbul Airport operators, and Red Crescent. I did. I participated in the battle with snow.

Maj. Gen. Yusuf Kenan Topchu, commander of the state military police, Zafar Aktash, commander of the state police, Marmara, the Coast Guard, and Taifan Pashaol, commander of the Straits Region, also talked about the steps they would take.

IMM unit and AFAD meet at AKOM

Deputy Governor of Istanbul, Yaşar Aksanyar, AFADGökhan Yılmaz, Deputy Governor of IMM, Murat Yazıcı, Arif Gürkan Alpay, Pelin Alpkökin, and Department Managers, General Managers and Managers attended the second meeting, chaired by IMM Secretary-General Can Akın. AKOM’s Çağlar.

IMM Secretary-General Can Akın Çağlar said he had decided on a roadmap with AFAD. “We are very careful because we are responsible for the road network, vehicles, and snow removal personnel. We expect smooth and fruitful snowfall.” Said.

Deputy Governor Yaşar Aksanyar also noted the importance of working together to provide better service to the public in the event of traffic congestion, in addition to the measures taken.

All precautions have been taken

It is reported that the IMM will be alerted on Wednesday morning and will begin snow removal activities under the coordination of AKOM. 2,000 vehicles-Construction machinery and 9,500 people work on Istanbul’s 4,23-kilometer road network. Twenty-seven mobile repair vehicles will be prepared on-site while all vehicles are being serviced and repaired. The snow shovel and salted team will quickly intervene against the negative at 465 intervention points. 220,000 tonnes of salt and 64 tanks (1,290 tonnes) of solution are ready to open the road. If desired, it can also produce 25 tonnes of solution per hour.

Traffic stays open at BEUS and towers

The team will follow the message from BEUS (Early Ice Warning System) installed at 60 locations throughout Istanbul. Team tracking and guidance is provided through the vehicle tracking system. Tow trucks, under the responsibility of the IMM, are ready on major arterial roads and connecting roads, quickly intervening in traffic accidents and staying on the road. Village roads will remain open with a tractor equipped with a shoveling device under Headman’s control. If salt remains at the critical point, icing on elevated roads, bus stops, snow puddles, and plazas will intervene.

Uninterrupted public transport

All precautions have been taken to prevent public transport disruptions. The metro bus runs 24 hours a day during snowfall, and the metro runs until 02:00 pm. On the city line, major routes such as Kadikoy-Karakoy and Besiktas-Usküdar will continue to operate until midnight on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The IETT bus will continue its normal voyage without interruption. We plan to travel 54,000 times a day with a total of 5,000 300 vehicles.

Additional flights will be added to the congested routes. Lines parallel to the railway system are directed to the nearest metro integrated station. Major arterial transport is provided via the rail system and metrobus. Any disruptions that may occur on public transport due to weather conditions will be announced immediately on social media. ISPARK’s indoor car park will continue to provide uninterrupted service. With 153 solution centers representing 600 citizens, the 153 Solution Centers instantly communicate the demands of Istanbul citizens to the unit.

All Istanbul support services

In the event of heavy snowfall, hot drinks, soup and water will be provided to drivers waiting for traffic at mobile kiosks, hospitals, piers and road emergency services. Halk Ekmek will continue to operate at full capacity 24 hours a day. Under the coordination of the IMM Darülaceze Directorate, homeless citizens will be hosted at the facility, depending on winter weather conditions. Homeless citizens; Services such as bathing, shaving, clothing, hot food and shelter, health checkups and drug support, family delivery, and home delivery are provided. The services of the Veterinary Services Department for the breeding and treatment of stray animals will increase in winter conditions. Food support is provided for stray animals that have difficulty finding food in remote areas of the city. We will continue to distribute 2 tons of nutritious dried food daily.

Staff and vehicle status announced

The First Regional Bureau of the Highway handles 754 personnel and 209 vehicles on a 473 km responsible network, while the Istanbul metropolitan area has a 4,23 km responsible network and 7,421 personnel and 1584 vehicles. And construction machinery is handled by 465 routes.

The gendarmerie will continue to work with 435 teams, 2,554 and 660 vehicles, and police will work with 54,98 staff in addition to the 373 and 1917 public order and morals teams. ICA (Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge-Northern Ring Motorway) works with 91 vehicles and 215 people, Northern Marmara Motorway works with 61 vehicles and personnel, AFAD works with 78 vehicles and 207 people. To do.

1363 Emergency Telephone Center, 131 Special Runway Vehicles and 381 Personnel Istanbul Airport, 59 Special Runway Vehicles and 67 Personnel Sabiha Gokcen Airport, 39 District Governor and Vefa A social support group district disaster and emergency management center will also be set up with customs duties.

The Red Crescent Society will support the fight against snow with 92 vehicles, 32 mobile vehicles, 180 personnel and 120 volunteers at 30 points.

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