Heavy snowfall shuts schools across Turkey
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
Authorities in at least 26 out of 81 - mostly central - provinces across the country said the schools were closed for the day.
Konya, Bursa, Çanakkale, Balıkesir, Ağrı, Adıyaman, Bitlis, Tunceli, Karaman, Kocaeli, Erzincan, Sakarya, Mersin were among the provinces hit by heavy snowfall.
Intermittent snowfall is expected in parts of Istanbul, said the Regional Directorate of Meteorology in Istanbul in a statement on its website.
The agency also warned Istanbulites about negative conditions due to ice and frost.