ST-20171114-60591-TUR – Extreme Weather – Turkey – Asia

Heavy storm and rainfall, topped with a tornado, caused extensive damage in fields, greenhouses, homes and vehicles late Monday in southwestern Turkey, injuring 25 people due to toppling trees and falling objects. The storm was particularly effective in KaS, Finike, Demre and Kumluca districts of Antalya province, an area which is among Turkey's largest fruit and vegetable production centers due to its mild weather. The damage caused by the storm is more or less expected to increase food prices in the upcoming months. Hail in the size of walnuts was also effective in some areas, causing great ...

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