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Expert Sheds Light on Flood Risk

Expert Sheds Light  on Flood Risk Expert Sheds Light  on Flood Risk

Iran's Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization has warned over 55% or about 91million hectares of national watersheds are highly exposed to flood hazards.
Around 41.5% of Iran's cities, 12.7% of villages and one million hectares of countryside, including orchards, farms, qanats (underground aqueducts) and roads, are under threat.
Recent torrential rains triggered floods countrywide, striking West Azarbaijan, East Azarbaijan, Isfahan, Gilan, Tehran and a number of other provinces.

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