Drivers who want to go to Kartepe Ski Center had a hard time: Drivers who wanted to go to Kartepe Ski Center in Kocaeli had a hard time due to snowfall. Those who did not have a snow tire went on by wearing a chain.
Snowfall is effective in high parts of Kocaeli. Kartepe Mountains, the highest altitude of the Samanlı Mountains in the region, started to show the effect of snowfall in Kartepe at an altitude of 1650. Kartepe road is covered with white cover. Snow plows continue to work to keep the road open. Drivers who wanted to go to Kartepe had a hard time. Drivers without snow tires remained on the road, but continued their way after installing their chains. Green Park Resort Hotel officials in Kartepe stated that the snow thickness reached 30 centimeters at noon. Meteorology officials reported that snowfall is expected in the region tomorrow and Thursday starting tonight.