On the eve of New year celebrations in Istanbul the snow. The temperature in the North-West of Turkey around 0 degrees Celsius, at night – below zero.
According to weather forecasts, snow cover will last a few days. On Sunday, amid rising temperatures, the snow will melt.
Airline Turkish Airlines since December 29 were forced to cancel hundreds of flights due to difficult weather conditions. In particular, have been cancelled international flights to Hamburg, Munich, Milan and Tehran. However, the flights from Istanbul to Israel on 31 December carried out on the regular schedule.
For cleaning the territory from snow in Istanbul airports («atatürk» and «Sabiha gökçen») were involved more than 1000 special cleaning equipment.