In the western regions of our country, especially in Istanbul, low pressure systems coming one by one across the Mediterranean Sea are effective. According to AKOM data from the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), heavy rainfall is expected across the province, similar to last weekend. Due to the systems that carry hot and humid air from the south to our region.
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The rains, which are expected to begin in Atalka, Siliwari and Arnautki districts this morning, will spread across the province from noon and are expected to be effective with occasional heavy rains (30-65 kg / sq m).
Heavy rainfall is expected to ease from Wednesday morning, with temperatures expected to drop sharply to below winter values, with snow expected to remain in the form of snow and ice until Thursday.
Yellow code alert to Istanbul
The expected rains and torrential rains in Istanbul today are expected to begin at noon in the western part of the country and are expected to be very strong (51-75 kg / sq. Km) in the western part of the country.
The Board of Meteorology has issued a ‘yellow code’ warning that heavy rains could cause flooding, flooding and traffic disruptions in Istanbul.
A warning from the Istanbul government
According to a statement issued by the Governor of Istanbul, ‘According to the assessments of the 1st Regional Meteorological Board of Istanbul, the expected rainfall today (January 12) is strong by noon; Be careful and cautious as it is expected to be very strong in places.