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Heavy snowfall paralyses Istanbul

Heavy snowfall paralyses Istanbul

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by January 10, 2017 World News

 

Istanbul (AFP) – A heavy snowstorm paralysed life in Istanbul on Saturday, with hundreds of flights cancelled and the Bosphorus closed to shipping traffic.

Almost 65 centimetres (25 inches) of snow fell on parts of the Turkish metropolis overnight and during the day, causing havoc on roads as travellers sought to leave the city for the weekend. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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