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Floods in North of Iran Leave At Least Five Dead

According to the newest reports, floods in several cities in the north of Iran have left at least five dead. Nowshahr, Chalus, Tonekabon, Ramsar, Qaem Shahr, Babol, Babolsar, and Sari have been impacted the most by the floods.

Zakaria Askpour, spokesperson for Mazandaran Emergency Medical Services reported the death of a taxi driver in Chalus from suffocation due to getting trapped in his car while driving in an underpass.


Mohammad Azad, governor and head of crisis management for Ramsar told the reporters: “Damages to the Ramsar infrastructure are severe and we cannot have an accurate assessment of them at the moment. We will announce it after the flood .”

Meanwhile, ISNA has reported that “15 main power lines in Mazandaran are damaged and water and gas are cut off in parts of the province. Many houses in Nowshahr and Chalus and Tonekabon have been flooded and cars and parking lots are under water.”

Other cities including Rasht, Sowme'eh Sara, Chaboksar, Rudkhan Castle, Rudsar, Lahijan, Masal, and Talesh have also been impacted by the flood.

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