17 September 2021,   23:49
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Some 200 people evacuated due to flooding in Turkish Black Sea region

Around 200 people have been evacuated due to flooding in Turkey’s eastern Black Sea region, the Turkish disaster management agency said.

The Arhavi River overflowed due to heavy rain, badly affecting the district center and village roads in the Artvin province. 6 people trapped in the Arhavi district and 9 in the Murgul district were taken to safe areas.

There are also electricity cuts in the region. The Energy and Natural Resources Ministry reported that 3,045 subscribers were left without electricity due to floods in the neighboring provinces of Artvin and Rize. The energy of 9,650 subscribers was cut off due to security measures.

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