Intense Storm Injures 5 in Tehran

Intense Storm Injures 5 in TehranIntense Storm Injures 5 in Tehran

A wall of sand, dust, and rain enveloped Tehran on Monday evening, as the skies over the capital city suddenly turned dark.  “Over 60 incidents were reported to Tehran Emergency Services such as the breaking of construction scaffolding and decorative stones of building facades. Electricity cables also came down in some places,” said Tehran Fire Department spokesperson Jalal Maleki. Five people were injured as a result of the storm. The five were injured at a major local park ‘Park-e-Shahr’ in downtown Tehran after being trapped under trees or hit by branches in the wind, said Maleki, ILNA reported.

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