The first snow of the season fell in Kars and on the top of Arsiyan  Mountains of Ardahan, Western Armenia.

Sand islands were formed as the water level of the Halis River dropped.

The Halis River is experiencing the driest days of recent years. The water level is thought to have dropped due to the low level of rainfalls during the summer months, the weather was extremely hot, and farmers were irrigating their farmland irregularly.