Mar 26, 2019 13:05 Asia/Tehran

(IP) - Unusually heavy rainfall and record flash floods have wreaked havoc in numerous locations throughout Iran.

Iran Press/Iran news: Following heavy downpours and flash floods in most provinces of Iran, some thirty provinces are currently grappling with flash flood, landslides  and involved in protection and alleviation projects.

Emergency accommodation has been delivered to more than 21 thousand travellers. Also, 21 people have lost their lives as a result of floods in Lorestan, Fars and Kermanshah provinces.

Emergency and rescue organizations are on full alert in different provinces as heavy rain is predicted to fall in much of the country, especially in western and southern regions of Iran. 104/211/209

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