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A collection of reports and photos of winter

Heavy Snowfall, Avalanche Leave Casualties in Northern Iran

Heavy Snowfall, Avalanche Leave Casualties in Northern Iran

At least seven people have been killed and 85 others wounded in the heavy snowfall and avalanches that hit northern Iran, especially Gilan and Ardabil provinces.
Snowfall in Rasht, north of Iran

Snowfall in Rasht, north of Iran

Photo by Khashayar Javanmardi, Tasnim
Iran’s Beauties in Winter: Frozen Wetland of Choghakhor

Iran’s Beauties in Winter: Frozen Wetland of Choghakhor

The surface of water at Choghakhor wetland in south-western Iran is frozen during cold winter days.
Iran’s Beauties in Winter: Chahardangeh of Mazandaran

Iran’s Beauties in Winter: Chahardangeh of Mazandaran

Chahardangeh region in northern Iran has unique beauties throughout all four seasons, especially winter.
Persepolis World Heritage Site Blanketed with Snow

Persepolis World Heritage Site Blanketed with Snow

Persepolis and Pasargadae, two prominent monuments of ancient Persia, have been covered with snow during the cold winter days of Fars province, southern Iran.
Avicenna Mausoleum

Hamadan to Host ‘Splendid Iran’ as Chinese Tourists Arrive

An Iranian official says a national event entitled “Splendid Iran” will be held in Hamadan Province from 24 January to 9 February, when a host of Chinese tourists are expected to arrive as the event coincides with the New Chinese Year.

Schools Shut Down in Tehran over Heavy Snow

Heavy snowfall has blanketed the streets of Tehran, causing some traffic and forcing the closure of schools, authorities in the Iranian capital said.

Spring Has Arrived, but Winter Not Going to Leave!

It seems winter is not going to leave the northern Iranian province of Gilan even though the spring blossoms are showing off their beauty.

Iran’s Beauties in Winter: Khor Khor Waterfall

Khor Khor waterfall is located 22 kilometres south of Salmas, a city in West Azarbaijan province in northwestern Iran.

Iran’s Beauties in Winter: Nature of North Khorasan

North Khorasan is one of the provinces of Iran that has turned into an ideal region for mountaineering and eco-tourism all year round with its beautiful nature and pleasant climate.