By Mustafa Melih Ahishali
ISTANBUL (AA) - A heavy snow storm in Iran’s capital shut down flights at Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran’s Tasnim News Agency reported Saturday.
According to the news agency, flights were cancelled due to the increasing snow fall in Tehran.
Planes were directed to Isfahan airport as the airstrip was covered with snow, the agency reported.
Meanwhile the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) announced that due to heavy snowfall schools in Tehran and its districts will be closed.