Last Updated: Sunday, August 3, 2014

Rare tornado in Istanbul causes panic

A rare tornado in Istanbul with torrential rains have caused flash flooding early Saturday, Anadolu Agency reported.

No serious damage has so far been reported with the tornado in Istanbul, Turkey.

At least three people were injured in traffic accidents across the city caused by the rains and floods.

Meteorology experts have warned of heavy rainfall in western Turkey throughout the weekend.

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 3, 2014