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Freak Weather Cuts Off Water, Power, Gas in Several Regions

Some roads, including the Qazvin-Rasht roadway, were blocked by the freak weather and motorists were trapped. Rasht airport reported long delays and several flights were cancelled due to the extreme weather
Freak Weather Cuts Off Water, Power, Gas in Several RegionsFreak Weather Cuts Off Water, Power, Gas in Several Regions

Heavy snow in northern Gilan Province in the last few days has killed seven people, blocked roads and cut off electricity to 200,000 subscribers.
About 200 villages have no power, many of them are trapped under thick snow. Access to rural areas remains blocked due to the long distance from main snow-covered roads and difficult terrain, Mehr News Agency reported.
State TV has been broadcasting scenes of the snow trapped regions and heavy snow removal equipment clearing highways and mountainous roads and helping trapped vehicles. 

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