BREAKING NEWS
This content is not available in your region

Flash floods kill at least 11 in southern Iran, 35 injured - TV

Text size Aa Aa

DUBAI (Reuters) – At least 11 people were killed in flash floods in Iran’s southern province of Fars, Iranian state TV reported on Monday.

The floods follow heavy rains elsewhere in Iran, with more than 56,000 people living in 270 villages and small towns in the northern provinces of Mazandaran and Golestan along the Caspian Sea affected in recent days, state TV reported.

“At least 11 people were killed and 35 were injured in the Fars province,” the head of Iran’s emergency medical services, Pirhossein Kolivand, said.

Iranian state TV said several provinces were on high alert for imminent flooding because of heavy rains.

(Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Alexander Smith)

euronews provides breaking news articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.