News about the arrival of desert dust coming from Syria to Turkey sparked widespread controversy on social media platforms in Turkey. The news created an increasing buzz among users, as the hashtag “coming from Syria” (#Suriyeden) became among the most trending hashtags in Turkey.
According to estimates from meteorological sources, desert dust coming from Syria is expected to enter Turkey in the next few days, exposing many Turkish cities to potential health risks, especially in the cities of Diyarbakir, Şanlıurfa, Elazig, Tunceli, Bengöl and Malatya.
Despite early warnings from meteorological sources, many users took advantage of the opportunity to share jokes and memes about the situation, while others expressed their concern and preparedness for the situation to get serious.
It was also emphasized that citizens should avoid outdoor activities during this period, especially for people with specific health problems such as asthma and allergies.
Temperatures on September 22nd, Friday, are expected to be as follows:
“In Adana and Kozan 40, in Eskisehir Sari Çakaya 39, Ankara 31, Bursa 30, Gaziantep 36, Kocaeli 30, Istanbul 29, Izmir 30, Şanlıurfa 38, Antalya 33, Aydın 36, Sivas 31, Muğla 34, Konya 31 , Edirne 31 degrees…”