Last minute … Due to the heavy rain that increased its effect towards the evening in Istanbul, the traffic of the megacity was almost paralyzed. According to the IMM traffic density map, the density reached 81 percent.
After the warnings of the General Directorate of Meteorology, torrential rain started to take effect in the evening in Istanbul. After the sunny morning hours, the rain left its place to the rainy weather towards the evening. While the citizens and drivers had a hard time in the rain, which increased its effect at the end of the evening shift, the traffic of the megacity was almost paralyzed. As the traffic came to a halt, long vehicle queues occurred at many points. Traffic reached 81 percent on the IMM traffic density map.
On the other hand, while citizens took shelter in the stops due to rainfall, the social distance rule was almost forgotten due to rain.