Below-freezing temperatures envelope Turkey

Below-freezing temperatures envelope Turkey

Heavy snow and high winds have brought most transportation to a standstill, causing re-routed and delayed flights, cancelled ferries and closed roads.

11:26 January 09, 2017 Yeni Şafak
Below-freezing temperatures envelope Turkey

Heavy snow and high winds have brought most transportation to a standstill.

Below-freezing temperatures envelope Turkey

Turkish airlines, Turkey's national carrier, cancelled hundreds of flights.

Below-freezing temperatures envelope Turkey

The mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality in Turkey has said that this is the most snow Turkey has seen since 2009.

Below-freezing temperatures envelope Turkey

Some parts of Turkey were buried in 110 centimeters of snow.

Below-freezing temperatures envelope Turkey

Thousands of council personnel have worked tirelessly to keep roads and pathways open.

Below-freezing temperatures envelope Turkey

Schools across the country will not operate on Monday as the snowfall continues to fall non-stop.

Below-freezing temperatures envelope Turkey

The snow is not expected to subside soon.

Below-freezing temperatures envelope Turkey

The snow has caused havoc on Turkey's roads, ferries and airports.

Below-freezing temperatures envelope Turkey

Very few parts of Turkey are not experiencing below-freezing temperatures.

Below-freezing temperatures envelope Turkey

Heavy snow and high winds have brought most transportation to a standstill, causing re-routed and delayed flights, cancelled ferries and closed roads. Heavy snow and high winds have brought most transportation to a standstill, causing re-routed and delayed flights, cancelled ferries and closed roads.
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