Accidents and Natural Disasters
The latest news and reports of accidents and natural disasters
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.
President Ebrahim Raisi of Iran has ordered relevant authorities to speed up the payment of compensation to the families of those who lost their lives in the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in early 2020 near Tehran.
The inundation of streets in southeastern Iranian province of Saistan and Baluchestan has forced the closure of schools in two cities.
Road maintenance workers in Ardebil Province have been working to clear all roads blocked by snowfall. “So far, more than 216 rural roads have been...
A multiple vehicle collision in southern Iran has left 10 people dead and five wounded.
Firefighters are trying hard to put out fires in Golestan National Park in Iran’s northern province of Golestan.
Iran's Red Crescent rescuers have found the body of a mountain climber who was among ten people who had gone missing in an area close to Dizin Ski Resort north of Tehran.
A deadly road crash in central Iran has left 9 people dead and 16 others injured. One of the dead lost his life while being transferred to the hospital.
The deputy governor of Iran’s western Province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari has confirmed that a drone made emergency landing in Kouhrang county, rejecting earlier reports that the aircraft crashed.
Local people in the western Iranian Kouhrang County have taken on social media, reporting a drone aircraft crash in the area and sharing footage of the incident.
Iranian schools have held their largest, so far, earthquake and safety drills under the motto “Safe School, Tolerant Society, Preparing for Quake in Pandemic Situation”.
Iran’s First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber has paid an overnight visit to the quake-hit areas of the southern province of Hormozgan, after a 6.4-strong earthquake hit the area.
Hours after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Laft region in Iran’s Hormozgan province, people are out on the streets.
Two powerful earthquakes have struck Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan seconds apart leaving two people dead and causing minor damage.
An Iranian warship has repelled an attack by pirates on an oil tanker belonging to the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Gulf of Aden.
An Iranian authority has said Cyclone Shahin which recently hit southern Iran and other countries in the Persian Gulf caused heavy material damage.
A 15-year-old Iranian boy who sacrificed his life to save the lives of two of his compatriots has turned into a national hero as his heart-wrenching death has resonated with most Iranians nationwide.