Iran floods New alerts issued as heavy rains continue

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Iranian authorities have issued new emergency alerts and travel advisories as heavy rain and snowfall continue to cause flooding and disruptions in most parts of the country. Major floods have been reported in the provinces of Golestan Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad as well as Sistan and Baluchestan. Khuzestan is home to five major rivers including Karun Irans biggest. Heavy snow has also been reported in the western province of Hamedan. Officials in Qazvin were also put on high alert as heavy rains continued to batter the province. Thousands of people from scores of villages and towns have been evacuated across the country as forecasters predicted more heavy rains in the next two days. Gholamreza Shariati if heavy rains did not recede. In the neighboring province of Lorestan heavy rains have flooded the city of Dorood and the town of Noorabad. Iran endured its third wave of flash floods in the past two weeks on Monday with a western province being the latest to see many areas submerged as heavy rains caused rivers and dams to overflow

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