Millions Told to Evacuate Tehran

Tehran Capital City via Resort in Tehran via gateholidays

The President of Iran has been warning his country of a possible nuclear strike by America, but that is not why he has asked for at least five million people to evacuate the capital city according to Reuters.

It says the thirteen million inhabitants of Tehran are due to face a massive earthquake if they stay. Seismologists say a huge earthquake is due to hit the area and occur approximately every one hundred and fifty years. 

President Ahmadinejad fears a major human and economic  in his nation where building standards have not advanced at the same rate as the population’s growth.

The need to reduce the major cities population prompted the President to offer a financial incentive to those who relocate to towns with a population of less than 25,000.

Metro in Tehran via image16