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Death toll in Türkiye floods rises to five

A picture taken on June 13, 2022 shows the flooded area of Akyurt district in Ankara following heavy rain.
A picture taken on June 13, 2022 shows the flooded area of Akyurt district in Ankara following heavy rain. (Photo: AFP)
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ANKARA — The number of people who died in heavy rain, winds, and flash floods in northern and central Türkiye over the weekend has risen to five, authorities said on Monday.اضافة اعلان

The body of a person reported missing two days ago was found in the Ankara region on Monday afternoon, the Turkish disaster and emergency management authority, AFAD, said. 

Bad weather warnings are still in place in 42 towns and cities in the north and center, including the capital, Ankara. Schools were closed in Ankara and the central town of Gemerek. 

Torrential rains and hailstorms swept through the north and center at the weekend, causing floods that killed four people near Ankara and another in the central province of Karaman, local media reported.

Several towns were damaged by the floods.

Eight villages in the northern province of Kastamonu were still cut off on Monday after several roads collapsed.


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