Thursday, January 27, 2022


Fire kills one at inn in southern Tehran

Two people also suffered severe burns. After the blaze, firefighters were sent to the inn near Railway Square and extinguished it. The fire engulfed 15 of 60 rooms in the two-story building.

Second quake hits Iran’s Tabriz in as many days

An earthquake shook the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz on Monday morning.

People in jolly mood in northern Iran following the recent snowfalls

Images circulating on social media networks show locals in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran, dancing and jumping for joy as they feel jubilant over experiencing weather conditions they have not seen in a long time.

Raisi visits Kerman’s flooded areas, joins urgent meeting with officials

Visiting flood-hit areas of Iran’s southeastern Kerman Province, President Ebrahim Raisi has joined an emergency meeting with local officials and military commanders on ways to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid to people.

Heavy snow, flooding block dozens of roads across Iran

The director of Iran's Roads Management Center says 45 roads in several provinces are currently closed due to floods, blizzards and lack of safety.

Heavy rain, snow strike dozens of provinces across Iran

Extreme weather conditions have wreaked havoc on several provinces across Iran.

Iran’s Fars Province: Heavy snow blocks roads to ski resort

In Iran’s southwestern province of Fars, heavy snowfalls have blocked roads leading to the Pouladkaf Ski Resort in Sepidan County.

Iranian airliner in emergency landing at Sabzevar airport

An Iranian airliner en route from Tehran to Mashhad has made an emergency landing at Sabzevar International Airport.

Villages being evacuated in southern Iran amid flooding

Torrential rains in the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan have triggered mass evacuations, especially in the Minab area.

Rains bring joy as dams in Iran’s drought-hit Hormozagan fill up

Recent downpours have filled up the dams in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan, hardly hit by a severe drought, soothing concerns at least for a year over water shortages and brining joy to locals.

Iran’s NW city of Ardabil covered in snow again

Ardabil is getting a heavy snowfall, the second of its kind this winter, with reports of slowed traffic across the northwestern Iranian city.

Powerful quake jolts Iran’s Kerman Province

A 5.01-magnitude earthquake on Saturday afternoon rocked parts of Iran’s Kerman Province.

Heavy fog descends in Iran’s Khuzestan province

Reports say some cities across the southern Iranian province of Khuzestan have been shrouded in a thick blanket of fog that has reduced horizontal visibility to less than 50 meters.

Heavy rain, snow cause damage in several areas across Iran

Extreme weather conditions have caused havoc in several areas across Iran.

Heavy downpour triggers flooding in western Iran, causing damage

Torrential rain has triggered flooding in areas in western Iranian Ilam province, inflicting damage on the local infrastructure.

Harsh weather leaves two hikers dead in heights of northern Iran

Harsh weather has claimed the lives of two climbers in the heights of Mount Alam (Alam Kooh) in Iran’s northern province of Mazandaran.

Raisi visits flood, quake-hit areas of Hormozgan Province

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says officials are working to resolve problems in the flood-hit and quake-hit areas of the southern province of Hormozgan.

One killed, one injured in ship collision in southern Iran

The collision of two ships near Khamir Port in southern Iran has killed a young man and injured another.

One killed in Iran petrochemical plant fire

A fire has broken out at Iran’s Shahzand Petrochemical Plant, killing one person and wounding two others.

Four dead, dozens of cars damaged in Iran pileups

At least four people have lost their lives and dozens of vehicles are damaged in two pileups caused by foggy weather in the southwestern Iranian province of Khouzestan.

Shooting kills mayor in southern Iranian city

A shooting has killed the mayor of a small town in southern Iran.

13K families affected by floods in Iran’s southeast

Authorities in Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan Province say 13,000 families have been affected by the recent floods there.

Iran says ready for talks with countries over crashed Ukrainian plane

Iran has offered sympathy to the families who have lost their loved ones in the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in early 2020, outlining the measures Tehran has taken so far to provide justice to the victims.

Plane with 119 people on board skids off runway in Iran

An Iranian airliner has skidded off the runway while landing at Isfahan’s Shahid Beheshti Airport with 119 passengers and crew on board. 

Floodwaters wreak havoc in southern Iranian Hormozgan Province

Flash floods, triggered by heavy rains over the past three days, have wreaked havoc in the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan, forcing hundreds of families into emergency shelters.

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