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.
EghtesadOnline: Over 1,400 kilometers of rivers have been dredged since the beginning of the fiscal year in March to help prevent potential flooding, the managing director of Iran Water Resources Management Company said Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: Soil Conservation and Watershed Management Research Institute, affiliated to the Agriculture Ministry, had warned Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization about the disastrous consequences of flash floods in Mamoulan and Pol-e Dokhtar counties in Lorestan Province as well as Aq-Qala county in Golestan Province, the head of the institute said on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: Iran registered 293 millimeters of rainfall since the beginning of the current water year in September. Precipitation in nearly 7 months rose 200% compared to the same period last year, and 65% over and above the annual average registered over the past half century.