While the temperatures throughout the country fell below the seasonal normals, it snowed in the high parts of the Eastern Black Sea and Eastern Anatolia.
SNOW THICKNESS REACHED 15 CM
In the Çamlıhemşin district of Rize, the plateaus turned white. Snow thickness in the Kavron and Samistal plateaus of the district reached 15 centimeters in places.
YAYACILAR STARTED PREPARING THE RETURN
A driver trying to go from Samistal Plateau to Kavrun Plateau with his minibus was also stuck on the road. The highlanders started preparations to return to their villages with the snowfall.
It also rained in the HIGH SECTIONS OF TRABZON
Snowfall was especially effective in Trabzon’s Kadırga, Sis Mountain, Magalambos, Kırklar Mountain, Kama and Şekersu Highlands.
Citizens engaged in transhumance stated that it is time to return from the plateaus and started preparations for their return. It has been reported that the snow thickness in the highlands has reached 10 cm.
ARDAHAN TURNED WHITE
The showers, which were effective at intervals in Ardahan, turned into snow in the high parts of the night. There were also disruptions in transportation due to the snowfall and type that started in the evening.
DEFECTS IN TRANSPORTATION
The Sahara Pass, which is 2 thousand 540 meters above sea level between Ardahan and Şavşat district of Artvin, caused a hard time for drivers due to snowfall and its type. Drivers had difficulty advancing due to the significantly reduced visibility and icy roads.
LARGE VEHICLES ATTACHED CHAINS
After the snowfall, the traffic teams took precautions against possible accidents. The teams warn that large vehicles should wear chains at the entrance points of the Ardahan-Artvin highway.
IN ERZURUM HORASAN, RAIN HAS TURNED TO BLACK
According to the news in the UAV, while the rain was effective in the Horasan district center of Erzurum, the rain left its place to snowfall in the villages located at high altitudes. The snow that fell in October covered the mountains of the rural neighborhoods of the district center with white.