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Photos: Severe floods cause damage in northern Iran


Report by Mehr News Agency; Photos by Sajjad Rafikhah, ISNA

RASHT, Gilan Province, April 21 - Severe floods across northern Iran caused enormous damage to infrastructure in a number of towns and villages on Thursday and Friday after pouring spring rains drenched northern and northwestern provinces of the country for about one week.

Fouman, Iran's Gilan province

Heavy rains in the northern province of Gilan swelled rivers, causing devastating floods across the province.

Floods caused great damage to farms, buildings, rice fields and warehouses, bridges, and power lines located near the rivers.

Flash flooding in Fuman County killed a young girl.

Heavy showers of rain and hail in the northwestern province of Ardabil also caused floods, inflicting considerable damage to gardens, farms, buildings and roads.


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