VIDEO: Massive whirlwind in Antalya causes panic
ISTANBULA massive whirlwind appeared in the Elmalı district of Turkey’s southwestern coastal city of Antalya on May 10 afternoon, causing panic among the local populace. Heavy rain and hail followed the whirlwind, damaging agricultural produce.
The mayor of Elmalı, Ümit Öztekin of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), made a statement ensuring citizens of a speedy recovery from the weather phenomenon.
“The hail came down as though its mission was to damage the produce surviving the frost disaster which happened two weeks ago. I wish all my citizens a speedy recovery. We will start working on efforts to compensate our citizens,” he said.
“May God protect us of worse,” he said.