MADRID, 30 Jul. (EUROPA PRESS) -
At least 56 people have died during the last 48 hours in Iran as a result of the strong storms that have been plaguing the country, and specifically the capital, Tehran, and its surroundings, for days, as confirmed by a Media spokesperson on Saturday. Red Moon.
Dozens of people are still missing in the capital, Tehran, and in four other provinces of the country, according to the spokesman and head of the Red Crescent Emergency operations, Mehdi Valipour, to the Iranian news portal Entejab.
The Police have closed roads in rural areas of the country due to the possibility of landslides, while the authorities fear more deaths in the coming hours due to the arrival of new storms throughout this weekend.
The hardest-hit area is Firouz Kooh, in the foothills of the Alborz mountains, northeast of Tehran, where at least 10 people have died, Tehran Governor Mohsen Mansouri told state television.