Sleet and snowfall seen in Eastern Anatolia from the first few hours of Wednesday, Elazig and Tunceli, Erzincan, Muss, Bitlis, Bingöl, Erzurum, Earl, Kars, northern and northern Vans, according to a statement from the Directorate General of Meteorology. It is estimated to be strong and intense in locations in the eastern southern district of Şırnak and Hakkâri.
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.
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 Central Anatolia, 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.
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.
Important conference in Istanbul
In response to the expected cold and snowfall tomorrow evening, the “Snow Combat Preparation Conference” was held in Istanbul.
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. The consultation is informative. I hope. 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.
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 police, which has 435 teams, 2,554 personnel, 660 vehicles, and 54,98 personnel, as well as 373 traffic and 1917 security teams at 219 locations. 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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