At least one person died and 15 were injured by strong winds and torrential rain in the western border city of Mehran, where pilgrim caravans were headed to Karbala in Iraq, footage released by Iranian state TV showed on Monday.

Winds of up to 75 kilometres per hour (46mph) grounded the pilgrims, whose emergency residence were also destroyed, while flooding made further travel impossible.

Pilgrims were making their way to Karbala to observe Arba’een, a religious ceremony held at the end of a 40-day mourning period commemorating Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.

 

Video credit: Ruptly

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I bet Iranian trolls will accuse Israel of using some hypothetical weather weapons since an IRC imbecile already blamed Iranian water-crisis on ’em, saying they were stealing Iran’s clouds (water-crisis actually comes from regime’s incompetence and mismanagement of water)