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Sea voyages cancelled in Istanbul due to fog

Sea voyages have been cancelled in Istanbul due to the dense fog, the Turkish organization for the management of maritime transport said. In connection with this, the Marmaray Tunnel functions in an enhanced mode. …

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Dardanelles strait closed by fog

The Dardanelles strait in Turkey is closed for vessel traffic due to fog, the country's media reported. Visibility in the strait decreased to 30 meters, according to the reports. The date of opening of the strait for …

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Frosts, strong winds predicted in Kazakhstan on Sunday

The anticyclone will cause no precipitation across Kazakhstan. In some regions of the country, strong winds, patchy fog, and low-drifting snow are expected, Kazinform reported citing KazHydroMet Weather Service. According to the …

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 Three Turkish buses turn over due to ice-covered ground

Heavy snowfall and icy roads in Turkey caused major accidents, involving buses, the media reported. A bus carrying passengers turned over and fell in Turkey's Konya province today, leaving 38 injured, including seven in serious …

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Snowy, wintry weather forecast for Sunday in Kazakhstan

Meteorologists predict that chances of precipitation will be high across Kazakhstan on Sunday, January 14. According to Kazhydromet, heavy snowfall, fog, black ice, blizzard and strong wind are expected in mountainous areas in southern and …

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 Astana cut off by storm, roads closed

Heavy winter storms across Kazakhstan have cut transportation links to and from the capital, Astana, and left other regions of the Central Asian country isolated. Astana's Mayor Aset Isekeshev today declared a state of emergency …

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Sea voyages cancelled in Istanbul

Sea voyages have been canceled in Istanbul due to strong wind and torrential rain,  the Turkish organization for Maritime Affairs reports. According to the weather forecast, strong wind and rain will be observed in Istanbul two …

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Heavy rainfall causes floods in Istanbul - media

Heavy rainfall has caused floods in Istanbul, inundating roads, underpasses and subway lines and causing havoc in the city. The DHA news agency said people stranded in homes due to flooding in the district of Silivri — one of the …

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Record-breaking heat observed in Turkey

As whole Turkey is under the effect of the heat wave coming from North Africa, a record heat of 37.2 degrees Celsius (98.96°F) was observed in Istanbul, Daily Sabah reports. Meteorological engineer Adil Tek, the …

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40 vehicles collide in central Turkey

At least 40 vehicles, ranging from small passenger cars to big rig trucks, are involved in multiple crashes in dense fog and icy roads on the Konya-Ankara highway in Turkey. The section of highway headed toward the capital, Ankara, has …

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Bosphorus closed in Turkey

Heavy snowfall in Istanbul paralysed traffic for a third straight day Monday with the Bosphorus closed to shipping traffic and hundreds of flights cancelled again. With freezing temperatures and heavy winds, the Bosphorus, one of …

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Bus falls off cliff in Turkey's Sinop

At least five people have been killed and more than 20 injured after a passenger bus traveling between Istanbul and the Black Sea province of Sinop lost control and careened over the edge of a cliff. The driver of the bus reportedly …

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Sea voyages cancelled in Istanbul due to fog

Istanbul due to heavy fog canceled several voyages, the Turkish organization for Maritime Affairs reports. No information has been provided about the postponement date of the sea voyages. The current adverse weather conditions have not …

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Turkish Airlines cancels Istanbul-Baku flight

The Turkish Airlines company has cancelled a flight from Istanbul to Baku due to bad weather conditions. The corresponding message was posted on the website of the company. The flight was scheduled for 22:55 pm local time on January 23, …

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 Turkish Airlines cancels three flights to Baku

The Turkish Airlines company has canceled three Istanbul-Baku flights due to bad weather conditions. The corresponding message was posted on the website of the company. The first flight was scheduled for 8:15 am local time, the second …

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