Famous Harbiye waterfalls affected by landslide after heavy rain

HATAY: Harbiye waterfalls known as tears of Daphne according to legends of Apollo and Daphne was affected by a landslide due to heavy rainfall which had been ongoing for two days in Turkish southern province of Hatay.

Tea gardens around the waterfalls were also damaged. Hatay Governor Ercan Topaca, Hatay Mayor Lutfu Savas and some other officials went to area to carry out some inspections. Topaca stated that necessary precautions will be taken in the waterfalls to protect that natural area.

No one was injured or killed in the incident which took place on Tuesday night.