Weather Alert in Western Provinces of Turkey bordering the Mediterranean, Aegean and Marmara Seas

Weather Alert – U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Turkey

Ankara, Turkey

September 29, 2018

Location: Western Provinces of Turkey bordering the Mediterranean, Aegean and Marmara Seas

Event: The Turkish State Meteorological Service has issued high wind and high rain warnings covering western provinces of Turkey bordering the Mediterranean, Aegean and Marmara Seas from Saturday, September 29 until Monday, October 1.

Authorities may cancel or delay sea or air transportation and other services, or close affected facilities, based on the weather conditions.

Actions to Take:

· Monitor local media and local official sources for updates.

· Avoid the areas of high winds, high water or strong sea currents.

· Notify family and friends of your safety.

· For emergency response in Turkey, call 112.



Assistance

U.S. Embassy, Ankara
+90-312-455-5555
https://tr.usembassy.gov/

U.S. Consulate General, Istanbul
+90-212-335-9000
https://tr.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/istanbul/

U.S. Consulate, Adana
+90-322-455-4100
https://tr.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/adana/

U.S. Consular Agency, Izmir
izmir@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444
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Turkey’s Country Page
Turkey’s Travel Advisory
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