At least 56 people died in floods in Iran

At least 56 dead, 28 missing Iranianafter the sudden downpours that started last Wednesday and caused Flooding in 21 provinces of the countryas reported by the Red Crescent Rescue Organization this Saturday.

Mehdi Valipour, the head of the organization in question, said: 32 of the dead are in Tehran provinceAccording to local Iranian news agency ISNA.

Flooding occurred in 21 of Iran’s 31 provinces in the north, south, centre, east and west of the country, including Tehran, Markazi, Yazd, Chahar Mahal Bakhtiari, Guilan and Hormozgan.

Rainfalls in Tehran province mainly affected Emamzadeh Daoud region.Along with floods, rains caused landslides and 18 deaths; 14 more people lost their lives in the Firuzkuh region in the northeast of the province.

Valipour explained Search continues for “28 missing persons” in different cities.

The Iranian Meteorological Institute warned that the rains will continue until next Monday, warning people not to go to mountainous areas or river banks due to the danger of flooding.

The flood blocked many roads in the country and damaged buildings and homes. in different cities; In the central province of Yazd, the UNESCO world heritage site was also damaged, but the damage is “minor” and repair has begun, Mehran Fatemí, the governor of the relevant province, told state television.

Source: Informacion

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