Biggest Snowstorm In 50 Years Blankets Iran [60 Photos]

Since Friday, snow has been steadily falling in Iran, with some provinces receiving almost 7 feet so far. It’s the biggest snowstorm to hit the country in 50 years. 500,000 people in the north have been without electricity and gas since Saturday. Iran’s Red Crescent (the Red Cross’ Islamic arm) has rescued around 11,000 people in the last four days. 3800 people have been moved to emergency shelters. Another snowstorm is expected to come to the region Monday night. And here we are at RSVLTS HQ complaining about the 8 inches we’re getting today.

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