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Torrential Rain Causes Chaos in the North

Torrential Rain Causes Chaos in the North

December 07
11:38 2018

North Cyprus News - Floods - Rain - NicosiaTorrential storms have battered North Cyprus, bringing widespread destruction, mainly on the northern coastline.

A car with four passengers was swept away by the waters, killing the occupants. A search is on today to find the missing body of the fourth passenger.

Hundreds of cars were stranded in the Bogazi area between Nicosa and Kyrenia as streams broke their banks due to unusually large amount of rain. Roads were closed off in central Kyrenia, Esentepe, Dikmen, Alsancak, Lapta and Karşıyaka.

Landslides were also set off by the waters coming down from the Besparmak Mountains.

Torrential rain also hit many villages the Famagusta area.

All schools have been closed.

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