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Iran flooding and mudslides leave at least 69 people dead

Nezhad Jahani, a senior official on the group, stated a minimum of 45 persons are nonetheless lacking in Tehran and three different provinces following the latest floods, which broken a minimum of 20,000 residential houses.

Greater than 20 provinces, together with the Tehran province, have been affected by the floods that had been attributable to heavy rainfall, semi-official Fars information company stated. A number of airports and principal highways had been closed and 1000’s of individuals evacuated.

State-media stated the Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi advised ministers and governors to arrange measures that may reduce injury ensuing from flooding, because the Iranian Meteorological Group warned the rain would proceed throughout a number of provinces.

Rescue workers walk along an area damaged in flash flooding in northwestern part of Tehran on July 29, 2022.

Iran has been battling lethal floods and mudslides for 2 weeks, together with within the nation’s south. The Pink Crescent stated the injury within the southern Fars province was attributable to flooding from a dam on the Rodbal River close to the town of Estahban.

Scientists say the local weather disaster is making flash flooding occasions like those seen in Iran this week extra probably as a result of whereas extra intense evaporation results in extra droughts, hotter air can maintain extra water vapor to supply excessive rainfall occasions.

A study into the consequences of local weather change on Iran discovered that the intense moist and dry durations have gotten extra frequent, and that there are extra prolonged durations of extraordinarily scorching temperatures and better frequency of floods throughout the nation. In 2019, more than 70 people died in Iran due to flooding following report rainfalls.

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