Flash floods kill at least 19 in Iran

AMIN BERENJKAR / MEHR NEWS / AFP

At least 19 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in flash floods caused by heavy rains in Iran's southern province of Fars.

Videos posted online show streets and cars flooded and damaged.

According to the state media, several Iranian provinces were on high alert for imminent flooding.

The weather system is set to ease late Tuesday.

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