Severe sand storm hits Ahwaz

sand_storm_ahwaz.jpgIn southwest Iran, the city of Ahwaz is covered in orange sand. The pollution is now 60 times higher than normal safety levels, Air Quality Index (AQI) standard. People cannot breathe easily and daily work has been interrupted. Sadly the government is doing nothing to prevent the more coming storms. People in Ahwaz report that this environmental crisis can easily be dealt with if the government had taken required actions.

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