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Climate Change Triggering Extreme Weather Patterns in Iran

Climate change is expected to worsen the frequency, intensity, and impact of some types of extreme weather, namely floods
Climate Change Triggering Extreme Weather Patterns in IranClimate Change Triggering Extreme Weather Patterns in Iran

Approximately 2,400 devastating floods have hit Iran over the last 50 centuries. The deluge has claimed thousands of lives and caused up to $731 billion in damages.
Qasem Taqizadeh Khamesi, director of the National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company of Iran (Abfa), says climate change is triggering devastating weather across the country, including prolonged droughts in the central plateau and flash floods in northern and southern regions.

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