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At least 69 people killed by floods in Iran

At least 69 people killed by floods in Iran

At least 69 people have died as a result of powerful floods in Iran, Nejad Jahani, deputy head of the Republic's Emergency Organization, said today. "The latest data indicate the death of 69 people in different parts of the …

Man drowns in Istanbul

Man drowns in Istanbul

Officials in Istanbul discovered the body of a man while clearing floodwaters following heavy downpours and flash flooding on Saturday, Ahval News reports with a reference to independent news site T24. The body was …

Sochi inches away from flood

Sochi inches away from flood

According to the Directorate of the Ministry of Emergencies of the Russian Federation for the Krasnodar Territory, downpours led to a critical rise of the water level in the rivers around Sochi, and therefore they can overspill its banks in the …

6 people killed, gone missing in floods

6 people killed, gone missing in floods

'Four people have been killed and two others have gone missing in the recent floods across the country,' Amin Saberi-Nia said on Friday night. Earlier on Friday, spokesman of Red Crescent Relied and …

Flash floods kill 11 people in Iran

Flash floods kill 11 people in Iran

At least eleven people have been killed in flash floods triggered by heavy rain in a mountainous area of northern Iran. The authorities fear more casualties in the provinces of Tehran, Alborz and Qazvin, rescue workers are …

Sochi assesses damaged caused by flood

Sochi assesses damaged caused by flood

The damage caused by floods in Sochi totals about 200-300 million rubles, says Acting Governor of Krasnodar Territory Veniamin Kondratyev, TASS reports. About 750 houses were damaged. All people suffering from the floods will …

Storm warning declared in Sochi

Storm warning declared in Sochi

A storm warning has been declared in Sochi. Forecasts say that Krasnodar Territory may be hit by heavy rain, strong winds, flood and hail that may cause mudslides, power outages, and damage to roofs, social facilities and roads, TASS reports. …

Aeroflot cancels two flights to Sochi

Aeroflot cancels two flights to Sochi

Aeroflot has canceled two flights to Sochi today – SU1130/1131 and SU1126/1127 – due to bad weather conditions at Adler Airport of Sochi. An additional flight SU1770/1771 was organized with departures at 9.30pm and 1.30pm. …

Airport and train station open again

Airport and train station open again

The airport and a train station in Sochi have been opened again after the flood. The villages of Mirny, Kudepsta, Lazurny, 44 streets, 200 houses and 250 residential territories have been flooded, TASS reports. About 1,500 …