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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Snowstorm: 2008/01/07 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/01/07
Country or District Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Event Type Snowstorm
Outline The heaviest snowfall in more than a decade has left at least 21 people dead in Iran -- some buried under avalanches, some frozen to death and others killed in traffic accidents, state media reported Monday.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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BBC news 2008/01/07
In Iran, heavy snow over recent days has seen eight people frozen to death after being trapped in their cars. 2008/01/07
Iranian snow storm \'kills 21\'