Flood blocks roads linking 73 villages in southeastern Iran

April 14, 2019

TEHRAN – Flood has reached southeastern parts of the country, blocking linking roads of 73 villages in Kerman province, crisis management director at provincial governor office announced.

“Some 8 villages are depopulated in 3 counties of the province, so far,” IRNA news agency quoted Majid Saeedi as saying on Sunday.

Heavy rain over the past 24 hours have caused flooding in southeastern province of Kerman, as well, he regretted.

Passages in the center of Kerman province have been waterlogged, he lamented, adding, risks of overflow of water from rivers remains high across the province.

Provincial crisis management organization is staying on duty, and coordination is made to reopen the roads, Saeedi concluded.

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