Heavy rainfalls

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  • Autumn seen with lower than normal rainfall 2020-09-12 18:30

    Autumn seen with lower than normal rainfall

    TEHRAN – Precipitation in Iran is expected to meet normal or lower than normal averages over autumn, Ahad Vazifeh, head of the national center for drought and crisis management, said.

  • 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.

  • Rainfall in Tehran hits 69-year record high 2020-02-26 17:14

    Rainfall in Tehran hits 69-year record high

    TEHRAN – Rainfall doused the capital city of Tehran over the past two days, reaching 55.5 millimeters, which was unprecedented in the past 69 years.

  • Precipitation increases by 44% within a month 2020-01-21 19:23

    Precipitation increases by 44% within a month

    TEHRAN – The latest statistics released by the Ministry of Energy shows that the country received 77.6 billion cubic meters in precipitations over the Iranian calendar month of Azar (November 22-December 21, 2019), which is 44 percent more than a month before.

  • 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.

  • Will Iran experience above-normal rainfall during autumn? 2019-08-05 17:39

    Will Iran experience above-normal rainfall during autumn?

    TEHRAN – According to the forecasts, El Nino–Southern Oscillation (ENSO), is in a neutral phase during autumn, not contributing to a rise in precipitations in the country, especially during autumn and winter, Iman Babaeian, head of the climatological research institute affiliated to Iran’s Meteorological Organization has said.

  • Colorful butterflies flap wings across the capital 2019-05-11 20:15

    Colorful butterflies flap wings across the capital

    TEHRAN – Great numbers of butterflies are taking to the skies of the capital, following rainy periods, Tehran City Council member has stated.

  • 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.

  • 7-month heavy rainfalls beat 2-year drought 2019-04-24 22:48

    7-month heavy rainfalls beat 2-year drought: IMO official

    TEHRAN – Director of National Drought Warning and Monitoring Center (NDWMC) affiliated to Iran’s Meteorological Organization (IMO) Sadeq Ziaeian announced that since the beginning of current water year (starting on September 23, 2018) precipitations have compensated for the below normal averages of past two years.

  • Recent rainfall reduces SDSs in north central Iran 2019-04-14 22:53

    Recent rainfall reduces SDSs in north central Iran

    TEHRAN – Recent rainfall has greatly reduced the risk of sand and dust storms (SDSs) raising from major hotspots in north central province of Qom during summer, the provincial chief of department of environment has stated.

  • 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.