2017-07-18: Overnight Tuesday (17/18 July, local time), ongoing rainfalls led to floods in the province of Istanbul. According to media records, restrictions in the infrastructure occurred due to the rainfalls. The E5 motorway was particularly affected. The Istanbul-Ataturk and Istanbul-Sabiha Gokcen airports are not affected by the storms. According to the weather services ongoing rainfalls are expected.
Further local traffic disruptions and floods are to be expected. Travellers should exercise caution along riverbeds and mountain slopes and follow instructions by local authorities.
CNN Türk, Habertürk