Incandescent mammatus clouds announce deadly floods in Turkey

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These freeky incandescent mammatus clouds engulfed the city of Nazili, Turkey on September 20, 2016.

One day after, a catastrophic thunderstom killed two people in the north of the country.

First the signs:

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Than the storm:

269.4 mm of rain fell in Beşikdüzü in 24 hours from 06:00 on 21 to 06:00 on 22 September.

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Result: Two people died on 21 September buried by a landslide in the Beşikdüzü district of the Black Sea province of Trabzon in Turkey.

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Flooding affected wide areas of the district and of the neighbouring province of Giresun. Three bridges were destroyed in Giresun’s Eynesil district.

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Roads and buildings have been severely damaged in Beşikdüzü. Rescue teams have been sent to take control of the situation.

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Turkey’s Black Sea Region is extremely vulnerable to flash flooding and landslides, with coastal towns and cities surrounded by steep mountains.

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The heavy rain appears to have been extremely localized in the province. Weather controlling tests have been done?

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