Two people were killed and one went missing on Wednesday due to heavy floods and landslides in Perşembe district of Black Sea province of Ordu in Turkey.
The severe rain has been reportedly continuing for the last four days in the region.
Search and rescue teams were in the district and have already saved two people injured, the Ordu Mayor Enver Yılmaz told NTV news channel.
Yılmaz added that 16 houses and 8 bridges collapsed due to the flooding.
President of Turkey's government disasters agency, Osman Işık, told reporters that the province had received 158 kg of rain on Tuesday night in six hours.
Experts say the Black Sea region is prone to heavy rainfall throughout the year and a new solution is needed, such as a housing reform to prevent deaths and damage.
The region's geography is marked with steep hills and mountains which run parallel to the sea and the uneven elevation proves a major challenge for housing.