Severe snowstorm to strike Turkey

Snow Alert

Weather experts are predicting that Istanbul and the region will be hit by a snowstorm, which is expected to bring further disruptions to the daily activities of Istanbulites. 
Heavy snowfall mixed with rain is expected to turn into a blizzard at times, according to Turkish State Meteorological Service.
The weather temperatures are not expected to change, remaining at the range of 6 to 8 degrees Celsius. However, the effects of the expected blizzard are likely to be increased by wind speeds ranging from 40 to 100 km/h coming from the north-west, turning it into a storm, weather experts warned.
Weather experts have warned that drivers might experience delays and difficulties on the roads, due to heavy snowfall, and advised drivers to be cautious of slippery roads that could cause traffic accidents.
Courtesy of Daily Sabah

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