Destructive Tornado and Rainstorms Hit Western Turkey

At least 18 people were injured after storms hit towns in the western Turkish provinces of Izmir and Balıkesir late on Thursday, February 11, according to Turkish reports.

A construction crane was toppled, roofs were blown off houses, and vehicles were damaged by the extreme weather, Turkish media said.

This footage, taken in Alaçatı, Izmir, shows heavy damage to homes and vehicles. Credit: Umut Karakoyun via Storyful

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