Jan 20, 2018, 4:38 PM
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Dust storm cancels 11 flights in southwestern Iranian airports

Ahvaz, Khouzestan Prov, Jan 20, IRNA – Continued dust storms in Iran's Khouzestan Province led to cancellation of 11 flights from international airports of Ahvaz and Abadan in this southwestern province on Saturday.

Mohammad-Reza Rezaei, the director of Khouzestan Province's airports, said the cancellation of flights was due to low vision in the province.

Khouzestan's Crisis Management Department announced that the governmental organizations of 13 cities of the province are closed on Saturday.

The schools of 17 cities of the province were also shut down on Saturday.

The director of Khouzestan's Meteorological Organization said that the source of Saturday's dust storms have to be detected outside the country in Iraq.

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