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Rainfall in Catchment Areas Is Down 45%

Precipitation in Iran's six main catchment areas has decreased 45% since the beginning of the current water year that started on Sept. 22. The Iran Water Resource Management Company said 23 millimeters of rain (37 billion cubic meters) fell over the last
Rainfall in Catchment Areas Is Down 45%Rainfall in Catchment Areas Is Down 45%

Precipitation in Iran's six main catchment areas has decreased 45% since the beginning of the current water year that started on Sept. 22.
The Iran Water Resource Management Company said 23 millimeters of rain (37 billion cubic meters) fell over the last 60 days, down 45% compared to the same period in 2019, the Energy Ministry news portal reported.
Iran is divided into six primary and 31 secondary catchment areas. The six major basins are Central Plateau in Markazi Province, Urmia Lake in the northwest, Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman in the south, Hamoun Wetlands in the east, Karakum basin in the northeast and Caspian Sea in the north.
 

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