"Residents in the five parts of the city Ahvaz in southwestern Iran ordered to immediately evacuate because of the flooding that has now reached the capital city of the province of Khuzestan, reported the Iranian state tv channel."
"the Evacuation affects between 60 000 and 70 000 people."
"70 villages in the province of Khuzestan have been ordered to evacuate."
"Over 60 people have been killed as a result of the floods, following the heaviest rains in the country in decades. Of the 31 provinces are 26 affected and a state of emergency has been declared in several areas since the rains began on 19 march."