snowfall

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  • snowstorm 2019-03-16 21:48

    Heavy snow, blizzard hitting 8 provinces

    TEHRAN – Severe snowfall along with snowstorms have haunted 8 provinces of the country over the past 24 hours, Rescue and Relief Organization head Morteza Salimi said on Saturday.

  • Precipitations to hit normal, above-normal levels in spring  2019-03-16 10:56

    Precipitations to hit normal, above-normal levels in spring 

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Climatological research Institute announced that the country will receive normal and above-normal levels of precipitations in the first two months of spring.

  • Precipitation triples last year’s mean in Iran  2019-02-17 09:36

    Precipitation triples last year’s mean in Iran 

    TEHRAN — As per the data released on Friday by the National Drought Warning and Monitoring Center affiliated to the Meteorological Organization, precipitation amounts in the current water year (starting on September 23, 2018) have jumped three-folds compared to the same period a year earlier. 

  • Drought-stricken southeastern Iran hoping for rain 2019-01-20 10:16

    Drought-stricken southeastern Iran hoping for rain

    TEHRAN – While an intense burst of snow has blanketed 22 provinces of the country, the southeastern province of Kerman is suffering from the lack of downpours along with severe sand and dust storms (SDSs), Mehr news agency reported on Friday.

  • Heavy snow piled up in 19 provinces  2019-01-18 23:13

    Heavy snow piled up in 19 provinces 

    TEHRAN — Heavy snow blanketed 19 provinces across Iran, head of Rescue and Relief Organization, Morteza Salimi, has said.

  • Snow storm hit 17 Iranian provinces  2019-01-04 22:13

    Snow storm hit 17 Iranian provinces 

    TEHRAN — Seventeen provinces of Iran have been stricken by heavy snow storm over the past 24 hours, Rescue and Relief Organization head Morteza Salimi has said.

  • Iran to experience 10-day cold spell in first month of winter: expert anticipated 2019-01-01 21:10

    Expert predicts 10-day ‘cold spell’ as of Jan. 5 in Iran

    TEHRAN – Eminent meteorologist professor Hossein Ardakani told Tasnim news agency that a cold spell will hit the country and heavy snow will start, leaving freezing weather for 10 days on January 5-15.

  • Snow tubing fun in central Iran 2018-12-29 20:18

    Snow tubing fun in central Iran

    Young people revel in Fereydunshahr ski resort, which is nestled in the foothills of the Zagros mountain range in Isfahan province, central Iran, December 28, 2018.

  • Ski resorts draw thousands of tourists in Iran 2018-12-27 09:36

    Ski resorts draw thousands of tourists in Iran

    TEHRAN – The snow-capped highlands above Tehran are home to some of the world’s top ski resorts which offer powder chasers refuge from the hustle and bustle of city life.

  • 14 provinces blanketed with snow  2018-12-22 21:11

    14 provinces blanketed with snow 

    TEHRAN — Fourteen provinces across Iran are covered with snow on the very first day of winter, Rescue and Relief Organization director Morteza Salimi has said.

  • Heavy snowfall in northwest cities of Iran 2018-12-22 17:11

    Heavy snowfall in northwest cities of Iran

    Heavy snowfall in the last days of autumn in the western and northwestern provinces of Iran has whitened everywhere.

  • Snow removal drill performed at Imam Khomeini Intl. Airport  2018-12-05 23:44

    Snow removal drill performed at Imam Khomeini Intl. Airport 

    TEHRAN — A snow removal drill was carried out at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Intl. Airport on Tuesday, IKACNews reported. 

  • A view of a snow-covered lake in East Azarbaijan in mid-autumn 2018-12-01 00:15

    Winter precipitation to hit normal levels: IMO

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Meteorological Organization (IMO) has projected normal precipitation amounts on average for the winter across the country.

  • 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.

  • Skiers pose for a photo in Dizin resort 2018-01-29 19:44

    Life in the mountains: Skiing in Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran has long been an international destination for avid powder chasers during winter, while - in total contrast - its arid and semi-arid climate reaches sweltering levels in summer.

  • Leader 2018-01-29 15:15

    Leader heading to Kharij class in snow

    Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is seen in this photo, taken on Sunday, heading to his Kharij class.

  • Generous sky blankets Iran with heavy snow/ Photo by Tasnim/Masoud Shahrestani 2018-01-28 15:11

    Generous sky blankets Iran with heavy snow

    TEHRAN — Heavy snow has covered the Iranian capital, Tehran, and other cities in 17 provinces across the country.

  • Downpour in northern Iran 2017-10-04 15:33

    Downpour in northern Iran amid drought forecast for southwest

    TEHRAN — While Iran’s Climatological Research Institute has projected drought for six southwestern provinces for the current water year, starting on September 23, torrential rain has shut down schools in Ramsar, northern province of Mazandaran.

  • 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.

  • blizzard 2017-01-28 21:21

    Snow, blizzard sweeping across Iran

    TEHRAN — Twenty-two provinces of Iran have been struck by heavy snow and raging blizzard, the Rescue and Relief Organization director Morteza Salimi said on Saturday.

  • heavy snowfall 2016-11-26 09:43

    Heavy snowfall in northern Iran causes crop loss, disrupts public utility

    TEHRAN — Heavy snowfall in the northern province of Mazandaran incurred substantial loss on citrus production and resulted in water and gas supply failure and prolonged power cut, ISNA news agency reported.

  • snow 2016-11-23 09:05

    Picture of the day

    Heavy snowfall has blanketed the historical city of Masouleh, northern Iran, on the first days of the last month of autumn. (IRNA/ Morteza Rafikhah)