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Iran: Western provinces on high alert as floods claim 42 lives00:59

Iran: Western provinces on high alert as floods claim 42 lives

Iran, Islamic Republic of, Lorestan, Pol-e Dokhtar, Nurabad, Ardal County, Chaharmahal, Bakhtiari, West Azerbaijan and Hamedan
March 31, 2019 at 14:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

More than 20 Iranian provinces were forced to combat heavy rainfall and the ensuing flash floods which caused Tehran to declare a state of emergency in most of the south-western provinces on Sunday.

Hundreds of villages have been evacuated and Nowruz travelers have been asked not to travel to western provinces currently flagged for more rainfall and winds in the next few days.

Ongoing floods and landslides have reportedly claimed 42 lives thus far.

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More than 20 Iranian provinces were forced to combat heavy rainfall and the ensuing flash floods which caused Tehran to declare a state of emergency in most of the south-western provinces on Sunday.

Hundreds of villages have been evacuated and Nowruz travelers have been asked not to travel to western provinces currently flagged for more rainfall and winds in the next few days.

Ongoing floods and landslides have reportedly claimed 42 lives thus far.

Restrictions: NO ACCESS ISRAEL MEDIA/PERSIAN LANGUAGE TV STATIONS OUTSIDE IRAN/STRICTLY NO ACCESS BBC PERSIAN/VOA PERSIAN/MANOTO-1 TV/IRAN INTERNATIONAL

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