Precipitation Declines by 44%

Precipitation Declines by 44%
Precipitation Declines by 44%

Since the beginning of the current water year (Sept. 23), only 3 millimeters of rainfall have been registered across Iran, which shows a 44% decrease compared with the same period of last year, the head of Data and Information Department at Iran Water Resources Management Company said.
“This is the third year in a row that the fall season has started with low precipitation and limited rainfall in the northern regions of the country,” Mehr News Agency also quoted Firouz Qasemzadeh as saying.
Speaking about the water inflow in dams, the official said about 870 million cubic meters of water have entered the dam reservoirs in different regions since Sept. 23, indicating a 12% decline in comparison with the same period of a year ago. 


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