Suspension of maritime navigation in the Bosphorus Strait

AA/ Istanbul

The management of the Turkish Coast Guard announced on Sunday the suspension of maritime navigation in the Bosphorus Strait, due to bad weather conditions.

The coast guard said in a statement that vessel traffic had been suspended in both directions in the Bosphorus Strait.

And to note that the visibility in the strait was reduced to less than half a nautical mile.

The city of Istanbul has been experiencing snowfall since Friday evening, prompting the authorities to take important measures to prevent accidents.

*Translated from Arabic by Fatma Ben Dhaou

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