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20 Jan 2020 | 08:07 AM UTC

Iran: Disruptions reported in Tehran due to heavy snowfalls January 19-20

Heavy snowfall prompts traffic disruptions and school closure across Tehran January 19-20

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Event

According to Iranian officials, heavy snowfalls, which affected the capital on Sunday, January 19, have caused major flight disruptions at Mehrabad International Airport (THR), disrupted traffic flow on Tehran's highways, and forced school closure in the capital. Although conditions are expected to improve over the coming days, snowfall is forecast in Tehran throughout Monday, January 20. As such, disruptions are expected to persist throughout Monday.

Transportation disruptions, including flight delays, are expected in the coming hours and days in Tehran and northern regions.

Advice

Individuals in Tehran are advised to monitor local weather reports, prepare for lingering transportation disruptions and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

Individuals traveling to Iran via Mehrabad International Airport are advised to anticipate transportation disruptions and confirm their flight status.