Prof. Dr. Asilhan explained the reasons for drought to be effective as follows:
“Variability in climate, reduction in rainfall is more urbanization, depletion of forests and green areas, causing droughts seen as severe. Decreased 49 percent rainfall in November in Turkey. Until the beginning of 2021 precipitation will be less than average. Due to the decrease in rainfall received in our country began to dry period and reached to decrease the critical level in the water supply. it was changes in the spatial distribution of precipitation in Turkey. Turkey never began to drought in unexpected areas. Black Sea, the Mediterranean, the Marmara region in drought while there, experiencing floods and droughts in Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia. Istanbul It is one of the places where severe drought begins. The most important reason for this is urbanization, the decrease in green areas, the soil surface not passing the water under the soil due to concreting and the rapid flow of precipitation. Dust storms in the Central Anatolia Region are also a sign of drought.
Turkey last month just voicing increased rainfall in parts of East and Southeast Anatolia Mr Asilhan observed, “Increasing precipitation for these regions is an important development for that region. The arid climate in the Southeastern Anatolia Region has started to become a little more humid.” said.
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