As a result of the overflow of the Karasu River near Kargin Town of Erzincan, E-80 Highway and train tracks were flooded.
Erzincan, due to the heavy rainfall and snow melting due to the flooding of the Karasu River rising water level occurred. As a result of prolonged rains, the flood that is effective in the stream beds on the flow path of the water caused flooding in the Karasu River.
Ali Arslantaş, the Governor of Erzincan, who examined the Kargın district and the Yollarüstü village in which the floods were experienced, emphasized that it was pleasing that there was no loss of life in the floods. . There is an extreme rainfall for about a week. Floods occurred as a result of the melting of snow with these precipitation. Yolarüstü village of Kargın district of Tercan district and all the farmland of the town are flooded. In some places, measures are taken at the points where the water starts to take effect.
Raisin township Balaban, Sarikaya Village locality gendarmes who came so far to traverse laid under the railway line of the landslides, the state of the Republic of Turkey State Railways to avoid any disruption in train service (TCDD) was reported to the authorities. As a result of the inspections carried out by the coral road maintenance chiefs of the TCDD, the trains were closed for two-way transportation in order to avoid any risk. Train passengers were transferred to Erzurum by buses from Erzincan. From there they continued on their way by train. These rains reached high levels as of yesterday, more water levels are not expected to rise.
The train line will be repaired by Erzincan State Railways Traffic Control teams and the train services will be restarted.