Turkey's Istanbul airport to remain closed due to heavy snow

1/25/2022 9:35:00 AM

Turkey's Istanbul airport to remain closed due to heavy snow

Turkey's Istanbul airport to remain closed due to heavy snow

The suspension of flight operations at Turkey's Istanbul Airport was extended on Tuesday due to heavy snowfall, while winter weather snarled transport across the city, home to about 16 million people.

Turkish authorities declared administrative leave for all public institution personnel on Tuesday to decrease mobility.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterIstanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya said on Twitter that private vehicles will not be allowed on the roads until 1000 GMT while emergency teams continue to clean the roads.

Footage shared by the governor showed trucks and cars stranded in the snow.

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