Higher rainfall over six river basins in Iran

Financial Tribune – Precipitation in the major river basins during the first 125 days of the current water year (started Sept. 23, 2018) has surpassed 125 millimeters — three times over and above the corresponding period last water year.

Energy Ministry data show 41 millimeters of rainfall was registered in the first four months of the last water year and the volume increased by 84 millimeters this year.

Iran is divided into six primary river basins. The Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman basin in the south and Hamoun Wetlands in the east (mainly in Sistan and Baluchestan Province) had the highest and lowest rainfall in the four months.