Sporadic snowfall that began on Saturday, January 16, continued in Istanbul on Monday, leaving landmarks in the city coated with snow.
The snowfall took a toll on the city’s roadways on Monday, as local media reports blamed poor driving conditions for traffic jams and congestion.
Turkey’s national weather authority forecast that the snow would stop by the end of Monday, but warned that wind, frost, and cold temperatures could continue.
This footage, posted by Instagram user @duru_travel on Monday, shows snowfall dusting the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, one of the most recognizable landmarks in Istanbul. Credit: @duru_travel via Storyful