Wildfire risk increases in Zagros foothills

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  • Increased precipitation raises wildfire risk 2022-02-04 17:17

    Increased precipitation raises wildfire risk

    TEHRAN – Given that heavy snow and rainfall saturated the country over the past few months, plant and vegetation cover has been expanded which seems to be vulnerable to temperature rise, so wildfire risk increases during this summer (starting on May 22).

  • Wildfire burns 400 ha of protected areas within 3 months 2019-06-27 12:51

    Wildfire burns 400 ha of protected areas within 3 months

    TEHRAN – Some 400 hectares of the protected areas turned into ashes due to raging wildfire, since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21), head of the Department of Environment’s (DOE) protection unit has stated.

  • Wildfire risk increases in Zagros foothills 2019-06-12 21:10

    Wildfire risk increases in Zagros foothills

    TEHRAN – Following heavy rainfall doused the country during the past months, vegetation has covered vast areas of Zagros forest in southwestern part of the country, which easily ignites when temperature level gets higher and wildfire risk increases.