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Several provinces punished by heavy rain, snowstorms

Heavy rain and snow has hit 11 provinces in Iran, and in some areas roads have been closed due to blizzards. Alborz, Khuzestan, Chahar Mahal Bakhriyari, Khorazan Razavi, Isfahan, Kermanshah, Gilan and eastern parts of Tehran are among the provinces dealing with heavy precipitation. » read more

Thousands of travellers caught in snowstorms

A new wave of cold and snow in various regions of Iran has stranded thousands of Norooz travellers on the road, and in one instance two people were killed due to landslides. » read more

Rooftop shovelers have fatal falls in two provinces

Six people have died in Gilan and Mazandaran after falling from a great height while shovelling snow from rooftops. » read more

Rohani sends ministers to provinces slammed by snow

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has dispatched his ministers of power and transportation and development to Gilan and Mazandaran provinces, where heavy snowfall and extreme weather conditions have wreaked havoc. » read more

Patients die as snow blocks hospital access in Tonkabon

Four patients died in Tonkabon in Mazandaran Province after heavy snowfall kept them from reaching a hospital in time. » read more

Record snowfall plagues northern Iranian provinces

Heavy snowfall has reportedly paralyzed the northern Iranian provinces of Gilan and Mazandaran, knocking out gas, power and water supplies. » read more