Iran Meteorological Organization

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  • Sahar Tajbakhsh 2019-03-04 21:45

    Iran Meteorological Organization picks first female chief

    TEHRAN – For the first time after the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979, a woman was appointed as the director of Iran Meteorological Organization, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • Will cloud seeding cause a blast of moisture in drought-stricken areas?  2018-12-08 22:20

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou  

    Will cloud seeding cause a blast of moisture in drought-stricken areas? 

    TEHRAN — Cloud seeding projects are planned to get off the ground in 10 provinces of Iran in a collaborative attempt between the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force (IRGC AF) and the National Cloud Seeding Research Center within the next few weeks.

  • Pollutants hit unhealthy levels in Tehran 2018-12-06 00:30

    Pollutants hit unhealthy levels in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Tehran’s air quality index (AQI), exceeding 150 microgram per cubic meter, has been unhealthy at nine meteorological stations across the city, spokeswoman for Tehran Air Quality Control Company has said.

  • rainfall 2018-11-13 21:57

    Precipitation reaches record high in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Raining set a record high in Tehran on Monday, constituting 10 percent of the annual precipitation in the city, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • Precipitation rate above normal level in first month of autumn in Iran 2018-10-28 21:08

    Precipitations above normal level in first month of autumn

    TEHRAN — Most of provinces in the country have met above-normal-average rainfall and normal temperatures during the first month of the new crop year (September 23-October 22), head of the national center for drought and crisis management, affiliated to Iran Meteorological Organization (IMO), has said.

  • Unseasonably warm autumn hits northern Iran 2018-10-27 22:10

    Unseasonably warm autumn hits northern Iran

    TEHRAN – The northern province of Mazandaran has experiencing the record high for unseasonably warm temperatures during autumn.

  • Photo by Damun Purnemati/Mizan 2018-10-10 20:09

    Meteorological Organization predicts normal levels of precipitation

    TEHRAN — In its latest report, Iran’s Meteorological Organization (IMO) has forecast that precipitations will meet normal levels in the second half of the current Iranian calendar year, corresponding to autumn and winter.

  • 27% rainfall shortage compared to long-term average 2018-08-29 09:14

    27% rainfall shortage compared to long-term average

    TEHRAN — The precipitation rate in Iran has dropped by 27 percent over the past eleven months (September 23, 2017 to August 21, 2018), compared to its long-term average, head of the national center for drought and crisis management, affiliated to the meteorological center, has said.

  • Largest amount of plastic waste enters Caspian Sea by Iran 2018-08-08 09:13

    Largest amount of plastic waste enters Caspian Sea by Iran

    TEHRAN – Among the Caspian Sea states, Iran discharges the lion’s share of plastic waste into the sea, the deputy head of the Department of Environment (DOE) for marine affairs has said.

  • A rainy day in Tehran 2018-05-25 19:51

    Average precipitation in Iran falls by 29%

    TEHRAN — Iran’s mean precipitation have dropped by 29 percent compared to the long-term average, the head of the national center for drought and crisis management, affiliated to the meteorological center, has said.

  • Spring snow swept through the city of Karaj, in Alborz province, on Sunday. (Photo by Aref Fathi/ Tehran Times) 2018-04-17 20:14

    Does the recent precipitation compensate for the driest autumn and winter?

    TEHRAN — While 13 provinces of Iran were poured with rain or even blanketed with snow last week, some are starting to hope that heavy rain and snowfall may compensate for the driest winter and autumn, but the answer is not so much so far.

  • Proper cloud seeding can yield economic benefits: expert 2018-04-06 21:18

    Proper cloud seeding can yield economic benefits: expert

    TEHRAN — Deploying proper techniques for cloud seeding can produce economic benefits for the country, an expert with the Meteorological Organization has said.

  • The red and dark red regions indicated on the map are suffering from severe and extreme drought spells. 2018-01-08 09:01

    96% of Iran experiencing prolonged drought: official

    TEHRAN – Nearly 96 percent of Iran’s total area is suffering from different levels of prolonged drought, the director for drought and crisis management department of Iran’s Meteorological Organization said.

  • Iran’s mean precipitation drops by 56% 2017-12-27 07:34

    Iran’s mean precipitation drops by 56%

    TEHRAN – Iran has experienced a 56-percent decrease in average precipitation over the period from September 23-December 25 compared to the same period in the long run, the country’s meteorological organization has announced.

  • tehran 2017-05-21 09:29

    Tehran records hottest day on Saturday

    TEHRAN -- As the mercury touched 35, Tehran experienced the hottest day since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20).

  • Light snow came down in Karaj, Alborz province, on March 24 (photo by Mohammad Mohsenifar/ Mehr) 2017-04-05 09:26

    Average precipitation almost at normal levels

    TEHRAN — Iran’s average precipitation has almost hit the normal levels since the beginning of the current water year (Sept. 22, 2016) up until April 2, director for drought and crisis management department of Iran’s Meteorological Organization said.

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    Iran to unveil first home-grown weather radar by summer 2017

    TEHRAN — Iranian scientists will develop a weather radar for the first time in the country by summer 2017, the director of Iran Meteorological Organization has said.