The flash floods near the capital in the foothills of the Alborz mountains came less than a week after floods in Iran’s normally dry south killed 22 people.
Footage from Imamzadeh Daoud village posted on social media showed a teenager wrapped in mud, clinging to a pole, as the roar of water filled with debris emanated from behind him. After some time a wall is seen falling.
“Five people have been confirmed dead and nine injured in the floods in Imamzadeh Daoud so far,” the Iranian Red Crescent chief said. pirhosin kolivand told state television that several vehicles were washed away.
east of the capital powerfulOne body recovered from flood waters, state news agency IRNA: informed of.
interior minister Ahmed Wahidik Said that parts of Imamzadeh Daoud were buried under soil for up to four meters (13 ft).
He also ordered the search for survivors to continue in several parts of Tehran province.
In 2019, heavy rains in southern Iran killed at least 76 people and caused damage estimated at more than $2 billion.