Flooding Kills 2 in Northwest
EghtesadOnline: Heavy downpours have caused flooding in several northeastern and north-central provinces, mainly in Khorasan Razavi Province, killing at least two people and damaging dozens of houses.
Iranian Red Crescent Society, emergency workers and other organizations have been dispatched to flood-hit areas and are carrying out rescue and relief operations, Tasnim News Agency reported.
According to Financial Tribune, the Crisis Management Department of South Khorasan Governorate also stated that 109 relief and rescue teams are prepared to deploy to flood-hit areas, if necessary.
In January, severe rainfall and flooding blocked roads, destroyed houses and displaced hundreds of people in the provinces of Kerman, Sistan-Baluchestan and Hormozgan.
Flooding at the time also blocked rural roads linking more than 500 villages.