Zahedan, Feb 4, IRNA – Six routes have been blocked after floods and torrential rains hit Sistan-Baluchestan Province, southeastern Iran, a local official said on Monday.
Speaking to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), Director General for Crisis Management at Sistan-Baluchestan governor office Abdolrahman Shahnavazi said the maintenance forces are doing their best to reopen the routes.
Shahnavazi added that it is not possible to take any serious action until the flood waters subside.
Kermanshah, Nov 29, IRNA – Iran’s First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Thursday that the areas ruined in the wake of last Sunday's devastating earthquake will be rebuilt in two months and before approach of the cold season.
Tehran, Nov 26, IRNA – Interior Minister ordered the Organization of Crisis Management to swiftly provide relief aid to those affected in the quake-areas in western Iran.
In a letter of the head of the organization Najjar, he said that given the occurrence of a sorrowful quake in western Iran, all the forces and relief providers are ordered to be on standby and be dispatched to quake-stricken areas if necessary.
Neighboring provinces are also urged to mobilize all their equipment and capabilities to be sent to the areas in need of help.
Tehran, Nov 26, IRNA – Two earthquakes measuring 5.2 and 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted Sar Pol-e Zahab in western province of Kermanshah early Monday.
According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University, the 5.2 Richter tremor occurred at 04:08 hours local time (0:38 GMT) at the depth of 8 km underground.
The epicenter of the quake was located at 45.75 degrees longitude and 34.38 degrees latitude.
Meanwhile another earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale rocked the area at 4:49 hours local time (1:19 GMT).
Tehran, Nov 26, IRNA – Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi said on Sunday that despite power cut in certain quake-hit areas, telecommunications situation was normal due to the efforts taken in this respect.
Immediately after the quake hit Kermanshah province, technical teams of Hamrah-e Avval adopted necessary prudence to prevent disruption of mobile communications in the quake-hit areas.
An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale shook Sar Pol-e Zahab, western province of Kermanshah late on Sunday.