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Severe Flooding Sweeps Vehicles Down Izmir Streets

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Torrential rain and hailstones caused severe flooding across parts of the Turkish city of Izmir on Wednesday, May 20. Vehicles were swept down streets in some parts of the city, as this footage shows.

A local administrator in the city neighborhood of Trakya told Cihan News Agency that the area is often damaged by flash floods and said “he petitioned the İzmir Metropolitan Municipality twice for gutters to be built to evacuate the rainfall.” Credit: Facebook/Mustafa Esirgence