Thousands of personnel were deployed across Turkey on January 24-25 to clear roads and help people stranded amid heavy snow, the country’s disaster management agency AFAD said.
All flights from Istanbul airport were suspended until at least 1 pm on Tuesday.
This video, taken by Ibrahim Gunduz, shows heavy snow at a filling station just outside Istanbul.
AFAD said 15,698 people across 19 provinces were being hosted in guesthouses and other facilities due to the adverse weather conditions. Credit: İbrahim Gündüz via Storyful