Heavy snow, blizzard hitting 8 provinces

March 16, 2019

TEHRAN – Severe snowfall along with snowstorms have haunted 8 provinces of the country over the past 24 hours, Rescue and Relief Organization head Morteza Salimi said on Saturday.

Massive snowstorm barreled across 8 provinces namely Hamedan, Markazi, Lorestan, Golestan, Qazvin, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Ilam and West Azarbaijan, Salimi noted, Fars news agency reported.

Meanwhile, relief services were provided to some 1,000 who were stranded in the snowstorm, and over a hundred of cars stuck in snow have been dug out, he stated.

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