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15 Aug 2017 description

Gorgan, Aug 14, IRNA – The August-10 floods damage in Golestan Province is estimated to be more than 35 million dollars, said President Hassan Rouhani's adviser and Iranian Government spokesman Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht.

Nobakht attended Crisis Management Committee meeting of the province to discuss ways of helping the affected people.

13 Aug 2017 description

Mashad, Aug 13, IRNA – A flood in Khorasan Razavi province, northeastern Iran, has so far left nine killed and four missing, said a local official on Saturday eveening.

The flood triggered by heavy rains on August 11 has so far claimed five lives in the provincial city of Kalat, two in Dargaz, one in Nishabour and one in Fariman, Director General of provincial Crisis Management Office Hojjatali Shayanfar told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

Those gone missing included passengers and tourists visiting the area, he said.

12 Aug 2017 description

Mashad, Razavi Khorasan prov, Aug 12, IRNA – The number of victims of Friday's flash flood in the Razavi Khorasan Province mounted to 8, it was reported on Saturday.

The flood, which happened on Friday in this northeastern, also damaged some 25 villages, Managing Director of the provincial Crisis Management office Hojjat Ali Shayanfar told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Friday night.

Heavy rain caused flash flood in the provincial cities of Kalat, Dargaz and Quchan and their suburbs destroying buildings and infrastructural facilities.

29 Jul 2017 description

Hamedan, July 28, IRNA – At least eight people have been injured because of an earthquake which happened early this morning in Nahavand city in western province of Hamedan, a local medical official said.

Talking to IRNA, Head of the Emergency Center of Hamedan Medical University said five of the wounded have been discharged from the hospital and the rest were being treated.

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on Richter scale rocked Nahavand in early Friday.

24 Jul 2017 description

Kerman, July 24, IRNA – Kerman governor said late on Sunday that an earthquake measuring 5.4 on Richter Scale has cut power supply in Andouhjerd, Sirch and Shahdad regions, Kerman province.

Mohammad Ali Tohidi said that no casualties have so far been reported, adding that Andouhjerd’s power supply was reconnected after a short time.

But power cut still continues in Sirch and Shahdad as the efforts are underway to restore electrical power to the regions, he said.