Natural Disasters in the East

 Iran earthquake death toll increases

Death toll from a powerful earthquake in Iran’s western province of Kermanshah rose to 474 three days after the disaster. According to the latest data, 474 people have died and 9388 others injured in the quake, Tasnim agency …

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 Whirlwind injures almost 40 in Turkey's Antalya

A whirlwind hit Turkey’s Mediterranean province of Antalya, injuring 38 people. High winds, heavy rainfall and a whirlwind devastated agricultural land, greenhouses, villas and cars close to the shore in Antalya’s Kaş, …

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Iran earthquake death toll exceeds 500

At least 530 people have been killed by a strong earthquake in western Iran, the country's media reported. According to the Mehr news agency, 7,500 people suffered injuries. A strong earthquake hit the Iran-Iraq border …

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 Rouhani visits quake-hit city in western Iran

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani visited the earthquake-stricken city of Sar-e Pol-e Zahab in the western province of Kermanshah to directly monitor rescue efforts. Rouhani said state-built houses suffered more …

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 Around 12,000 homes destroyed by Iran earthquake

About 12,000 houses were destroyed by  earthquake in western Iran, the head of Relief and Rescue Organization of the Red Crescent Society Morteza Salimi said. The head of Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism …

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Storm injures dozens of people in Turkey's Antalya

More than twenty people were injured in a heavy storm in Turkey's Antalya, the administration of the province said in a message. Several amounts of agricultural fields, greenhouses, houses and vehicles on seaside were damaged …

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Earthquake harms historical sites in Iran

A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake, which struck western Iran on Sunday, caused relatively minor damage to several historic and heritage sites in Kermanshah and Ilam provinces. "It slightly damaged five historical sites including …

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 Iran declares three days mourning after earthquake

The governor’s office of Iran’s Kermanshah province announced that it has declared three days of mourning in the province, the most heavily affected area by Sunday’s earthquake. At least 445 people were killed and more …

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Death toll of Iran-Iraq earthquake rises to 339

A powerful magnitude-7.3 earthquake has rocked the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing 339 people and injuring thousands more. At least 339 people were killed and 2530 injured in Iran and Iraq in a powerful earthquake …

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More than 200 killed by Iran-Iraq earthquake

More than 200 people have been killed in Iran and Iraq after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the border region between the two countries, the country's state media said. Iran's state television said that at least 200 people had …

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4.4-point earthquake jolts Turkey's Mugla

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake hit the Turkish province of Mugla, local media reported. Tremors were recorded at 05:40 local time (GMT+2). The earthquake’s epicenter was at a depth of 42 kilometers. No victims or damages …

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Mudflow in Turkey's Tekirdag kills serviceman

Mudflow swept away a military vehicle in the Turkish province of Tekirdag and one person was killed as a result, the Turkish media reported. Reportedly, there were four servicemen and two policemen in the military vehicle. Five of them …

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4.6-point earthquake hits Turkey's Mugla

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 points was registered in the Turkish province of Mugla, Turkish media reported. The epicenter was located 10 km southwest of the city of Bodrum at a depth of 19 kilometers.  No …

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4.2-magnitude earthquake hits Turkmenistan

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit Turkmenistan, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center said. The epicenter of the quake was located 385 kilometers northwest of the country’s capital Ashgabat. The seismic center was located …

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 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolts southern Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale has hit a southern Iranian province, but there was no immediate report on possible damage or casualties. The earthquake struck the town of Ziarat-e Ali in Hormozgan Province at around 4 …

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4.6-point earthquake hits Kazakhstan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 points has been registered 224 km north from Almaty at 21.52 (MSK). No data about victims or damages has been reported, Kazimform reported. …

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