Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Floods hit Rize, claiming 7 lives

Recent heavy rains trigger floods and landslides in Black Sea province

Heavy rains hit Rize in the Black Sea region, killing at least seven people due to flooding which also triggered several landslides on Monday.

The landslides and floods in the region damaged bridges, roads, and power lines, and inundated the basements of houses and shops. Several roads have been temporarily closed.

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