Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu came under rule fire Once more Where he continued his leave while several regions of Turkey’s largest city fell from aftermath of flash floodBrought on from torrents over weekend.
as such one of worst city-hit From districts, Esenyurt, I struggled to get it back on Imamoglu reportedly spends nine days of his life holiday During Kurban Bayram, with family in Fethiye, southwest Turkey.
fret draw of Citizens, officials and politicians alike over over the weekend after sending out a tweet claiming he was monitoring the situation and supervising rescue efforts while he was away.
While Imamoglu disappeared from the opposition Republican People’s Party in the work flood-hit Areas visited by Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu and Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya in in early time hours of Sunday.
Citizens took to me social media to me voice Their complaints where the hashtag Imamoglu was trending on Twitter in turkey on Tuesday.
many people Doubt the mayor’s feelings of responsibility, while others criticized his inaction and negligence of Sympathy as they indicated out he had failed to me show up or even send out message of sympathy with people of Although there are nearly 72 in Istanbul hours have passed yet flood.
“It wasn’t even on Twitter for 27 hours. Forget about a flooded visit areathere is not even a ‘recovery soon“message,” another user named Elif Burcu Ateş wrote.
Some citizens even mocked Imamoglu’s house history of to be missing in Work or vacation in times of natural disasters.
It was also vacation in the summer of 2019, as a modern elected Mayor, when city It was overrun by the floods that caused havoc in Lower parts and waterfront areas of The cityincluding major transportation hubs such as Eminönü, Beşiktaş, Üsküdar, Karaköy, Kadıköy and Kabataş.
Then he blamed the Meteorological Agency for Not warning Municipal around imminent danger.
He said, “He has no time to deal with Flood and rain in quest of great Things. secondly, for some reasonThese rains always coincide with A holiday said A social media User Ömer Göncü.
Imamoglu came under fire over His emergency response on Several other occasions.
was criticized for Selecting a ski trip to eastern Turkey right after a short earthquake visit.hit Elazig Province in January 2020.
he is also received a lot of Cash on social media after, after photos of He has a meeting with British Ambassador Dominic Chilcot in A restaurant for dinner while city wrestle with Heavy snowfall last winter.
heavy rain and thunderstorms hit Istanbul and its surroundings late Saturday night and continued Sunday.
Heavy rain flooded many streets and some low-lying areas in The largest city in Turkey.
traffic movement in The city It moved slower than usual due to adverse conditions Sunday, while people in The street took Shelter at bus stops.
Esenyurt, Beykoz, Uskudar, Umraniye, Sariyer, Şile, Besiktas, Kathaneh, Sisli, Zeytinburnu, Bagcilar and Fatih districts of Istanbul were among the worst-hit counties in The city.
slash of Haramidere . stream in Esenyurt district in Istanbul flooded the surrounding areas area Because of heavy rain.
While homes and workplaces on The river flooded the police, fire Section 112 Emergency Services and teams From the municipality of Esenyurt they were carrying out Search and rescue operations in The area.
Flood water closed down 19th of May Street and adjacent streets for traffic and pedestrians. He. She also Earth flooded floor of Local mosque, trapping worshipers and people take shelter there from rising Water. Search and rescue teams Later they evacuated.
The Turkish Meteorological Service (TSMS) had earlier warned of strong showers and thunderstorms for Marmara region.