Heavy rainfall

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  • Rainfall in Iran 33% higher than long-term average 2020-05-15 15:58

    Rainfall in Iran 33% higher than long-term average

    TEHRAN – Since the beginning of the current water year (September 23, 2019), the whole country received 282 mm of rainfall, which is 31.8 percent higher compared to the past 51 years, which was recorded at 213.9 mm.

  • Iran climate: wet spell or still short of rain? 2020-04-14 19:06

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran climate: wet spell or still short of rain?

    TEHRAN – While some experts claim that Iran has entered a period of the wet spell after experiencing dry spells over the past few decades, some others highly reject the claim implying that the country faced a lack of rain by 50mm over the past 5 decades.

  • Heavy rainfalls fill Jazmourian wetland by 80% 2020-01-15 16:58

    Heavy rainfalls fill Jazmourian wetland by 80%

    TEHRAN – Recent heavy rainfalls have led Jazmourian wetland to be filled by 80 percent, Marjan Shakeri, head of Kerman province’s department of environment has said.

  • Fall 2019-10-29 18:59

    Precipitations hit normal, above-normal levels in a month

    TEHRAN – Precipitations have reached normal and above-normal levels in Iran as the country has experienced 70.8 percent rise in rainfall since the beginning of the current water year (September 23) compared to the long-term mean.

  • Shadegan wetland water level rises after heavy rain 2019-06-26 19:32

    Shadegan wetland water level rises after heavy rain

    TEHRAN – Shadegan wetland fully filled after heavy rainfall poured over the province of Khuzestan during spring, Ahmad Lahijanzadeh, head of marine environment affairs at the DOE has said.

  • Namak Lake not to generate SDSs this year: official 2019-05-05 20:53

    Namak Lake not to generate SDSs this year: official

    TEHRAN – Namak Lake, located in the central Qom province, will not be a hotspot for sand and dust storms (SDSs) for a year due to the recent rainfall which moisturized the soil, Masoud Baqerzadeh Karimi, the director general of aquatic ecosystems at the Department of Environment has said.

  • Water level in dams steadily rising due to heavy rainfalls 2019-05-01 22:01

    Water level in dams steadily rising due to heavy rainfalls

    TEHRAN – The water level in dams is rising steadily following heavy rainfalls in most provinces across the country, as water behind dams has increased by 63 percent until April 30 compared to the same time last year, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Heavy rainfalls revive drying Lake Urmia 2019-04-07 22:04

    Heavy rainfalls revive drying Lake Urmia

    TEHRAN – Recent downpours causing flood that recently left many provinces of Iran submerged, have made the world’s second largest saltwater lake come back to life, as the water level of the northwestern Lake Urmia has raised dramatically.