State of emergency due to increase of atmosphere pollution is announced in Tehran, western provinces, north-west and south regions of Iran, Mehr information agency said.
"Emergency committee will be established in Tehran due to increase of atmosphere pollution. The committee will study issue concerning announcing of Tuesday as non-working day in departments, organizations due to atmosphere pollution," chairman of environment monitoring department of Tehran's ecology and natural resources organization Muhammad Bagir Sadug said on July 6.
Presently, atmosphere pollution reached crisis point in Tehran, western provinces, north-west and south regions. State of emergency was announced in these regions, he said.Sadug said that it was connected with Iran's rivers drying up. It is impossible to solve this problem.