Snow, heavy rain hit most of Iran

Earlier, Sahar Tajbakhsh, head of the Iran Meteorological Organization (IMO), warned that the country would experience a cold winter with heavy snowfalls this year. Looks like she may have been correct.

21 Nov 2020 – TEHRAN – Heavy snow and rain, which started on Friday, have affected nearly two-thirds of the country’s provinces so far.

According to traffic control centers across the country, snow and rain are pouring over parts of Ardebil, Zanjan, Qazvin, Alborz, Tehran, Mazandaran, Semnan, Hamedan, Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari, and West Azarbaijan provinces. (..)

Snow and rain have been reported in Chalous, Haraz, and Firoozkooh roads, as well as Tehran-North and Qazvin-Rasht freeways.

Earlier in October, Sahar Tajbakhsh, head of the Meteorological Organization (IMO), said that according to meteorological maps, Iran will be facing a cold winter with heavy snowfalls this year.

Almost all the country will experience heavy snow, but the provinces on high altitudes will receive heavier snowfall, she stated.

https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/454915/Snow-heavy-rain-hit-most-parts-of-Iran

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Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links

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November 22, 2020 at 03:38PM

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