Iran calls emergency in flood-threatened southwest province

FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of flooding in Golestan province, Iran March 27, 2019. Official Iranian President website/Handout via REUTERS

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said on Saturday it faced an emergency in a southwestern province threatened by flooding and worked to evacuate dozens of villages as forecasters predicted more of the heavy rains that have killed at least 45 people this week, state media reported. Some 56 villages lying near the Dez and Karkheh rivers […]

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