Turkey floods

Flooding death toll in Turkey climbs to 72; dozens missing

Torrential rains battered the country's northwestern Black Sea provinces on August 11, causing floods that demolished homes and bridges, swept away cars and blocked access to numerous roads.

published on : 16th August 2021

Death toll in floods that hit northern Turkey climbs to 70

The Turkish disaster management agency, AFAD, said at least 60 people were killed in the province of Kastamonu, nine died in Sinop and one in Bartin.

published on : 16th August 2021

Turkey flood death toll reaches 44 as rescuers push on, hundreds reported missing 

Turkish disaster agency AFAD said 36 people were killed in Kastamonu, seven in Sinop and one in Bartin.

published on : 14th August 2021

Death toll from floods in northern Turkey reaches 38

Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced on Twitter late Friday that 32 people died in Kastamonu and six in Sinop.

published on : 14th August 2021

Death toll from floods in northern Turkey reaches 27

In total, five bridges collapsed in the floods while two others were damaged. Dozens of villages are still without power and several roads remain blocked.

published on : 13th August 2021

Floods that hit northern Turkey leave 17 dead, one missing

Turkish authorities said the death toll from the severe floods and mudslides that struck the north of the country has risen to 17.

published on : 13th August 2021

Floods that hit northern Turkey leave five dead, one missing

The disaster struck as firefighters in southwest Turkey worked to extinguish a wildfire in Mugla province, an area popular with tourists that runs along the Aegean Sea.

published on : 12th August 2021

Six dead, two missing in floods, landslides in northeast Turkey

The heavy downpour struck the tea-growing province of Rize late on Wednesday, sweeping away cars and causing a number of houses to collapse.

published on : 15th July 2021