Meteorology teams reported that there will be no snowfall in Istanbul in the near future, but that measures should be taken against the negative effects of the heavy downpour expected at the weekend.
While the images of the snowfall, which negatively affected life in Istanbul last year, were shared as a souvenir on mobile phones and social media these days, everyone was waiting for the new rainy weather. However, according to the forecasts of meteorologists, snowfall is not expected in Istanbul anytime soon.
DAMS ARE AT THE LOWEST LEVEL OF THE LAST 10 YEARS
After irregular summer rains, precipitation in the fall and winter months has so far been well below the long-term average. The water rate in dams in Istanbul has dropped to the lowest level in the last 10 years. Precipitation is expected to increase significantly in late January and early February with airwaves from the central Mediterranean and the Balkans across Turkey.
“STRONG RAIN WILL START FRIDAY EVENING”
Providing information about the weather in Istanbul, Demirhan said, “There is a decrease in temperatures on Thursday. There is heavy rain in Istanbul that started on Friday evening and intensified at night. This may cause floods and floods. Heavy rains will continue until 19.00. Saturday afternoon. “The temperatures may drop to 4-5 degrees. Then we expect the temperature to rise to around 10 degrees again.” said.
“SNOW CAN BE SEEN IN MARMARA IN EARLY FEBRUARY”
Expressing that at the end of January, snowfall will be seen in the Eastern Black Sea Region, the high parts of Eastern Anatolia, the inner parts of the Aegean and the Afyon-Kütahya region, Tek stated that the Aegean coasts will be rainy. Tek added that at the beginning of February, snowfalls can be seen in Istanbul, the north of the Marmara Sea and throughout the Black Sea, and that the cold weather will continue in other parts of the country.