Heavy rain and hail have caused flooding in the Turkish capital Ankara.

Cars were trapped in the water and the fire and emergency services had to intervene.

A number of major thoroughfares were submerged in the center of the capital, and dozens of cars were dragged down by flash floods.

Torrential rain also caused the collapse of the fabric platform at the venue prepared for the meeting of the Union of Chambers of Commerce of Turkey.

No casualties were reported.

Flood in Ankara