Floods kill seven in Iran after heavy rains
The fatalities were recorded in Bushehr and Hormozgan, IRNA reported, citing Mehdi Valipour, head of rescue and emergency operations for Iran's Red Crescent.
Valipour said that flooding had also hit Isfahan, Yazd, Fars and Tehran provinces, noting that his organisation had helped more than 1,000 people in the last 24 hours.
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Rains were particularly heavy in November, bringing relief for arid areas, but authorities have become increasingly concerned about the effect of the intensified downpours of recent days.