Flooding in Iran
Heavy rain and torrential waters have caused flooding in different parts of Iran. Officials say the incident has left many people killed and missing with dozens of homes under water.
The death count from the recent flash floods that wreaked havoc on various provinces across Iran has reached 93, with a search operation still underway to find six people who remain missing.
Iran is about to wrap up search and rescue operations across the nation after flash floods and landslides hit two dozen provinces in the country two weeks ago, leaving 90 people dead while 8 others still remain missing, according to an official.
An Iranian search and rescue official says a total of 90 people have so far been confirmed dead in the recent flash flooding in cities across Iran.
An Iranian official says recent flash flooding in Iran’s central city of Yazd has destroyed almost one percent of the historical district of the city.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has paid an unannounced visit to an area affected by the recent floods east of the capital Tehran.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has offered condolences over the death of a number of Iranians in floods in parts of the country.
Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have left at last 14 people dead and 11 others missing across Iran in the last few days, according to the Iranian Red Crescent Society.
Unseasonal torrential rains have triggered flash floods in eighteen provinces in Iran, the Red Crescent Society said on Thursday, asking citizens to stay away from flood-prone areas for the next five days.
At least six people have been killed, nine others injured and an indefinite number of people have gone missing in northwestern regions of the Iranian capital Tehran after torrential rains ripped through the area.
Iran issues a red alert for heavy rains and subsequent risks of flooding in five provinces mainly located in the southern half of the country, as deadly flash floods have been wreaking havoc in the provinces of Fars and Sistan and Baluchesta in recent days.
The governor of Iran’s Fars Province has declared Sunday a day of mourning in the southern region due to the death of a number of people in a flood there.
At least 20 people have lost their lives as flash floods triggered by heavy downpours are wreaking havoc in Iran’s southwestern province of Fars.