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At least 4 dead as extreme winds hit Istanbul-[VIDEOS]

At least four people, including a foreign national, were killed and over a dozen hurt in Istanbul on Monday due to extreme winds Lebanon, news ,lbci ,أخبار Storm, Winds, Deaths, Istanbul,Turkey,At least four people, including a foreign national, were killed and over a dozen hurt in Istanbul on Monday due to extreme winds
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At least 4 dead as extreme winds hit Istanbul-[VIDEOS]
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At least four people, including a foreign national, were killed and over a dozen hurt in Istanbul on Monday due to extreme winds across Turkey's biggest city and its surrounding regions, the governor's office said in a statement.
 
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Strong winds of up to 130 km (81 miles) per hour were felt in Istanbul, according to the country's Meteorology General Directorate (MGM), with extreme conditions expected in nearby provinces like the western coastal city of Izmir.
 
The MGM warned that the winds would continue on Tuesday (November 30).
 
"Due to the adverse weather conditions caused by southwesterly winds that have been effective in Istanbul since the morning, four people have lost their lives, one of whom was a foreign national and three were our citizens; 19 of our citizens were wounded, three of whom are in critical condition," the Istanbul Governor's office said in a statement.
 
The winds have knocked down parts of buildings, including concrete slabs off roofs and walls, according to footage, with pedestrians seen narrowly escaping the flying debris.
 
Turkey's flag-carrier Turkish Airlines reported disruptions to its flight schedule, while the Bosphorus has been closed to traffic from both directions.
 
REUTERS
 
 
 
 

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