Rains that have lashed Türkiye's southeastern region since Tuesday night have wreaked havoc leaving homes, hospitals and businesses inundated, APA reports citing Daily Sabah.
One person lost his life and four were reported missing as a result of a garden container being flooded in the Tut district of Adıyaman, which received heavy rainfall, Governor Numan Hatipoğlu announced on Wednesday.
Heavy rain also flooded the intensive care unit at Şanlıurfa Eyyübiye Training and Research Hospital while patients are said to have been transferred to another hospital.
Schools in Şanlıurfa were canceled on Wednesday due to the rain, which is expected to continue in the city throughout the day.
The Turkish State Meteorological Service (TSMS) published its weather forecast report for March 14-20 issuing an orange-code warning for the southeastern region, which recently was ravaged by a pair of powerful earthquakes.