Heavy rain flooded half the buildings in the Turkish town of Edremit

March 11, 2013. More half of the buildings in the Edremit in the north-western Turkey were flooded as a result of heavy rain, told RIA Novosti on Monday, Acting Mayor of Fatih Çağlar (Fatih Caglar).

"This rain we had the last 20 years. Flooded more half of all homes in the city … The water level in the river rose almost a meter. Fortunately, no casualties, but the material damage is enormous. The amount has not yet dare to call, but the calculations are carried out, "- he said.

According to Çağlar, which began in the aftermath of Sunday rain engaged management for natural disasters and emergencies Turkey also receives assistance from the authorities surrounding towns.

Source: RIA Novosti

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