Eurasia Tunnel closed in Istanbul, subway stations flooded: Istanbul's most severe summer rain in recent years due to serious disruption in the city is experiencing transportation. In Istanbul, where heavy rainfall is effective, the Eurasia Tunnel was closed for transportation. Due to heavy rainfall, there are also horror films from the metro stations. Passengers waiting for the metro to see the flood water from the rails was shocked. In the meantime, the subway runs between Atatürk Airport and Yenikapı.
Strong showers are effective in Istanbul. It is stated that flooding occurred in many places due to sudden rain. While vehicles remained on puddles in waterways, a lot of workplaces flooded in the region. The Eurasia Tunnel, which provides transportation between the two sides of the city, was closed for transportation to both sides.
Metro stations in Istanbul flooded. The images taken at the Merter and Bayrampaşa metro stations were shocked.
Topkapı Ulubatlı metro station also flooded. Metro transportation is not possible due to flooding. Work is in progress for draining the water when the station is closed.
Meanwhile, due to heavy rainfall, T1 Kabataş-Bağcılar Tram Line and M1 route are not available between Otogar- Kirazlı and Bakırköy- Airport stations.
Metrobuses moving from the E-5 route also had difficulty moving due to flooding. Especially the puddle formed between Zeytinburnu and Topkapı disrupted the metrobus flights.
Explosions due to heavy precipitation at Şişli's subway entrance scared. Intense explosions, which were estimated to originate from the transformer at the İstiklal Street exit of Şişhane Metro, occurred. The sound of the explosion caused people in the region to escape in a panic, while officials did not make any statement about the incident.
10: 00 said in the statement made by Istanbul Governorate: araç As today's city is getting heavy rain, it is requested not to go traffic with special vehicles unless it is necessary to avoid transportation problems İstanbul.
Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan for the rainfall in Istanbul "This is a disaster," he said. Reminding that the rain had lost its influence, Arslan said “the institutions concerned, especially AKOM, continue their work. Yağmur
Source : the site www.hurriyet.com.tr