Rescue workers guide evacuees on a raft through floodwaters in Tucheng, northern Taiwan, Tuesday, June 12, 2012.
The state-run Anadolu agency reported that the downpours caused a river to burst its banks late Tuesday, inundating homes and shops and stranding cars in the Black Sea port city of Samsun
Two brothers, aged 1 and 5 years old, and a father and his two sons, aged 9 and 16, drowned when the flood hit their homes, it said.
The country's emergency management authority said in a statement that at least nine people were killed and another one was missing in Samsun. It said 21 people were injured.
In 2010, 12 people were killed in a major landslide and flood in the tea-growing Black Sea province of Rize.