The strongest flood in the south of Iran. There are victims

08:03 24 July Kyiv, Ukraine

The farther, the greater and more terrible becomes the revenge of nature on people. Severe flooding in southern Iran has left at least 22 people dead and one more missing. This was announced the night before by the Al Jazeera TV channel, citing local authorities.

Flooding in the province of Fars in southern Iran began due to heavy rains, which replaced a period of drought on Friday. Videos have surfaced on local social media showing cars being swept away by water and parents trying to save their children.

In turn, the rescuers said that 55 people were rescued.. 15 cars sank.

Al Jazeera recalls that over the past decade, droughts and floods have repeatedly occurred in Iran, which were aggravated when heavy rain fell on the sun-scorched land.. So, in 2019, as a result of severe floods in the south of the country, at least 76 people died, and the damage is estimated at more than $ 2 billion.

We will remind, in the evening on Saturday, the Russian resort city of Sochi covered heavy rains. The streets turned into streams of water that demolished everything.

At the same time, a number of countries around the world are suffering from abnormal heat. So, in 16 cities of Italy announced a red warning level - the temperature will rise to 40 ° C.