Turkey – Residents shocked by heavy snowfall

Turkey, March 24, 2019 – In the morning, spring was met with heavy snowfall and fears that winter was coming back. 

Celebrating the Nevruz Feast, the people of Çıldır were shocked by the heavy snowfall.

The months of March and April are the primary calving season, so this is a big problem for farmers who don’t have enough food for their animals.

“I hope it (the snow) goes away soon, “they said.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xboe6CWIwQ

Intense snow and agricultural frost warning from meteorology in Eastern Anatolia

Hakkari, Bitlis, Muş and north of Batman, Siirt and Sirnak today expecting heavy snowfall, ice and frost along with the disruption of transportation due to avalanche danger.

The General Directorate of Meteorology warns of frost overnight in the Inner Aegean, Lakes Region, Central Anatolia, Black Sea and East Anatolia Region

https://www.aa.com.tr/tr/turkiye/meteorolojiden-yogun-kar-ve-zirai-don-uyarisi/1427115

https://cdnuploads.aa.com.tr/uploads/Contents/2019/03/24/thumbs_b_c_5553c7d1de34089198149736c11dedc2.jpg

Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links


1 thought on “Turkey – Residents shocked by heavy snowfall”

  1. odd?
    if its calving season then why havent they ensured stored fodder? and calves drink from mum, so its feeding them thats the priority

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