Meteorologists have issued a “yellow alert” warning for 39 provinces, mainly in the south-west of the country, warning citizens to be cautious and cautious about possible storms and strong winds.
“Citizens should be wary and wary of possible negativity as it is forecast to blow heavily in Marmara, Aegean and Black Sea and Central Anatolia regions and from time to time in the form of short-term storms in Marmara and Aegean regions,” he said the Turkish State Meteorological Service in its latest weather report.
The bureau also warned of problems from the potential storm, such as falling trees and poles, deflating roofs and disruption to transportation.
Meteorologists urged citizens of western Marmara to beware of negative influences such as local flooding and lightning as local heavy rainfall is expected.
Meanwhile, the Istanbul Municipality also issued a statement warning citizens to beware of strong winds. “The expected storm with a speed of 40-65 kilometers per hour may turn into a strong storm of 70-75 kilometers with short-term movements, as Istanbul and the western regions of our country will be affected by the low-pressure system over the middle Mediterranean Sea.”
“Due to the pressure system that is bringing the warm and rainy weather of the South to our area, the rain is expected to continue into Tuesday [Nov. 22]and temperatures are expected to remain in the 15 to 18 degree Celsius range throughout next week,” it said.
It is estimated to be 1 to 3 degrees below seasonal norms between November 21 and 30, he added.
The “yellow alert” indicates a “potentially dangerous situation” in the weather. Although the predicted event is not uncommon, it is used as a warning to exercise caution in activities that may be affected by meteorological conditions.