Iran’s receding Lake Urmia out of woods following downpours

The level of water in Late Urmia in northwestern Iran has significantly come up following the recent rainfalls, reaching the highest point in six months.

The lake is in a better condition due to the increase in downpours in the catchment area and the release of water from upstream dams.

Unsustainable water consumption by farmers in the region and climate change have taken a toll on Lake Urmia, which was once one of the world’s sixth saltwater lakes and the biggest of its kind in West Asia.

Below, you can enjoy watching pictures of the dazzling lake:

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