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Turkey : Flash flood : 2009/09/09
GLIDE: FL-2009-000190-TUR  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2009/09/09
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Turkey
Name Flash flood
Outline At least 21 people were feared dead on Wednesday after two days of torrential rains triggered flash floods in northwestern Turkey, sweeping cars into the sea and sending gushing water into homes and businesses.

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  • IFRC 2009/09/17
    The floods killed at least 34 people. Nine people remain missing.
  • IFRC 2009/09/14
    On 8 September 2009 flash floods triggered by torrential rains killed 7 people in Tekirdag, in the north western part of Turkey and another 26 people on the following day in Silivri and Catalca districts of Istanbul. As per 10 September, seven people remained missing. Officials report that some 35,000 people have been affected by the floods immersing homes and roads.
  • CNN.com 2009/09/09
    21 dead as devastating floods hit Turkey
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