31 Dead in 3 days in floods and lightening in Iran
The Spokesperson for Iran’s emergency services has said: “Following recent atmospheric conditions (floods, lightening, storms) between 29-31 May, 31 people have lost their lives and 71 have been injured.”
The father of Iranian Chestnut (photos)
Mozafar Afshar is an environmentalist from Luristan who has spent half of his life voluntarily protecting chestnut forests; he has earned himself the nickname “Father of Iranian chestnut”
Tehran province in rainstorms
A storm at 80km/h hit Tehran and Alborz provinces yesterday, surrounding the province with dust and scattered showers. It reached the capital from the west at about 18h00 last night and took the dwellers by surprise, forcing them to run for shelter.