Following the heavy rain warnings of the General Directorate of Meteorology, the downpour that started at night in Antalya continues its effect. Floods and floods occurred in many parts of the city due to heavy rainfall.
While citizens in Antalya shared images of heavy rain and floods on their social media accounts, Antalya was at the top of the agenda on the social media platform X. On social media, people of Antalya shared their messages: “I have been in this city since I was born and I have never experienced such a night. The situation is very serious, this is a natural disaster.”
STATEMENT FROM THE GOVERNORSHIP: SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED IN 5 DISTRICTS
In the statement made by Antalya Governorship, “Due to the ongoing adverse weather conditions, floods and floods in our city; education was suspended for 1 day on Tuesday, 13.02.2024, in accordance with the Hygiene decision in our educational institutions in 5 central districts (Aksu, Döşemealtı, Kepez, Konyaaltı, Muratpaşa). “In addition, due to adverse weather conditions, disabled, pregnant and chronically ill personnel working in public institutions in our 5 central districts will be considered on administrative leave for 1 day.”
A message was shared from the governor’s office: “Female public personnel with children under the age of 6 working in the central districts of Antalya are considered to be on administrative leave for 1 day.”
NEW WARNING FROM METEOROLOGY
According to the latest evaluations made by the General Directorate of Meteorology: Partly and very cloudy throughout our country, Marmara, Aegean, Mediterranean, Central Anatolia, Western Black Sea (except Sinop), Central Black Sea (except Samsun), west of Eastern Anatolia and Giresun, Muş, Bitlis. It is estimated that Şırnak and Hakkari areas will experience rain and showers, while the Aegean and Western Mediterranean coasts will experience occasional thunderstorms.
Rainfall; It is expected to be strong around Kahramanmaraş, Gaziantep, Kilis, Adıyaman and Şanlıurfa, and very strong in places around Antalya. Occasional haze and fog are expected in the central and eastern parts. There is an avalanche danger in the inner parts of the Eastern Black Sea Region and in the north and east of Eastern Anatolia.
Meteorology issued an orange code warning to Antalya, Burdur, Isparta and Muğla due to the heavy rains expected today.
MOTORCOURIERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED
On the other hand, while nurseries and day care centers operating due to adverse weather conditions were closed for 1 day, it was announced that motorcycle couriers would not be allowed on the traffic.
In the statement made by Antalya Governorship, “Nursery and day care centers serving in the central districts of Antalya were closed for one day on Tuesday, 13.02.2024, due to adverse weather conditions. Due to the ongoing adverse weather conditions, floods and floods in our city, in our 5 central districts; Aksu, “Motor couriers will not be allowed to enter traffic in Döşemealtı, Kepez, Konyaaltı and Muratpaşa until further notice.”
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