Since Christmas we’ve seen 2 powerful cyclones near the Black Sea which have drawn and connected rich, moist air up from warmer southern climes with arctic air resulting in major snowfall. High elevation communities stretching from northern Greece through Turkey into Iran have been hit hard.
The Greek capital, Athens woke to a Christmas card-like scene yesterday morning.
Northern sections of Tehran province has witnessed crippling snowfall in the last few days.
Meanwhile in Turkey…
A record 85cm of snow fell in the southern Turkish mountain community of Karaman, elev 1000m.
Check out these snow depths! (cm)
A significant snowfall in Denizil, Turkey Wed night into Thu AM.
Flash flooding occurred in lower elevations of Turkey. This was Mercin.
Impressive snow depth in the mountains across Turkey.