Death toll after floods in Türkiye rises
The body of a 53-year-old is said to have been found after flooding in the Turkish province of Kirklareli, near the border with Greece and Bulgaria. This brings the death toll to eight.
after the Floods in western Turkey have seen the death toll rise to eight. The body of a 53-year-old man was recovered in Kirklareli province near the border with Greece and Bulgaria, the state news agency Anadolu reported on Thursday. The man was found dead in his car. Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya wrote on the X platform (formerly Twitter) that the search for missing people was now complete.
On Tuesday, heavy rain caused flooding in the Greek border region and in the metropolis of Istanbul. A total of six people died in Kirklareli province and two in Istanbul. The weather authority warned that there could be further heavy rain in western Turkey and the Black Sea on Thursday evening.