Villages evacuated as flooding kill dozens in southwestern Iran

Authorities in Iran worked on Saturday to evacuate villages threatened by flooding in southwestern areas as forecasters predicted more of the heavy rains that have killed at least 45 people this week, state media reported. State television said at least 11 villages lying near the Dez and Karkheh rivers in the oil-rich southwestern province of… Read More Villages evacuated as flooding kill dozens in southwestern Iran

Eighteen dead, scores injured following flash floods in southern Iran

At least 18 people were killed and around 100 others were wounded in flash floods in Iran’s southern province of Fars, Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Monday, following devastating floods in the north. State TV said several provinces were also on high alert for more imminent flooding because of heavy rain. The meteorology… Read More Eighteen dead, scores injured following flash floods in southern Iran