Torrential rain had led to the severe flooding in the Turkish Black Sea region since last week. The search for missing people continues.
Istanbul – 79 dead have been found in the Turkish Black Sea region after the severe flooding. This was announced by the disaster control agency Afad on Friday.
Meanwhile, the search for missing persons, including search dogs and divers in the Black Sea, continues, as the state news agency Anadolu reported on Friday. Some regions are still without water, said Afad.
Heavy rains since last week had led to the worst flooding in years in the Turkish Black Sea region. The provinces of Kastamonu, Sinop and Bartin are particularly affected. Several houses were brought down by the floods, and bridges also collapsed. Thousands of people have been evacuated. dpa