The flooding comes after a river overflowed close to the city of Estahban as a consequence of heavy rainfall, in response to native authorities. 55 persons are stated to have been rescued, however a minimum of six persons are nonetheless lacking.
Meteorologists had warned of attainable heavy rainfall all through the nation, which has been severely affected by drought for years. The dangers of flooding have additionally been exacerbated by the intensive building of each homes and roads close to rivers.
In March 2018, one other flood in Fars Province induced the demise of 44 folks.