A neighborhood in Antalya, where the disaster occurred, was flooded

A neighborhood in Antalya, where the disaster occurred, was flooded


After the heavy rain in Antalya, a neighborhood was literally flooded. While those stranded in the neighborhood were rescued with a scoop, the vehicles were literally submerged in water. Many people were seen waiting on balconies in the neighborhood captured by drone.

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Antalya, which the General Directorate of Meteorology warned yesterday with a code orange, woke up to a disaster. The heavy rain that started overnight and caused flooding in many addresses. The roads turned into lakes, leaving many vehicles stranded. In the 5 central districts where heavy rain was effective, schools were closed for 1 day.

Due to the heavy rain throughout the city, floods occurred in many points. While parked vehicles were dragged on the roads, many houses were flooded. As the water level rose in the underpasses, the Muratpaşa district’s Şarampol underpass was flooded and closed to vehicle traffic, as a result of which many vehicles were stranded. Gebizli Neighborhood in the district was literally submerged under water. There was flooding in many slums in the neighborhood. Stranded citizens were rescued with the help of a scoop. Many people were seen waiting on balconies in the neighborhood. AFAD teams went around the neighborhood by boat and asked if the citizens needed any help. The submerged neighborhood and rescue efforts were also captured with a drone.

Ayşe Dırla, who lives in the neighborhood, stated that it started raining last night and said, “It increased its effect during the night hours, then it rained from time to time. Me and my baby went out as the water rose and settled in a 2-storey house. “I’ve been living here for years and I’ve never seen a flood like this,” she said.

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