The northeast of Turkey is, in turn, plagued by severe flooding.
Farmland has been completely inundated and crops devastated.
Hundreds of residents had to be evacuated, some in inflatable boats as can be seen in these images.
At least 6 people have died and several are missing.
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Impressive landslides have also been reported, a house even collapsed before the helpless eyes of the inhabitants. On the other hand, volunteers had to hurry to locate and rescue stray dogs stuck in flooded shelters.