He added, however, that it is still hard to quantify how much rainfall is generated because of cloud seeding
. "We cannot say that we are experiencing more rain this year than last year because more data and studies are needed to make this claim," Al Obeidli noted.
sorties in the region also started Tuesday (April 9).
According to Villafuerte, the provincial government had asked assistance from the Department of Agriculture and national government to conduct cloud seeding
in the province.
The city government is pushing for the conduct of cloud seeding
operations to ease the effects of the prevailing dry spell, which has affected around 120 hectares of corn farmlands.
Summary: Bangkok [Thailand], Jan 16 (ANI): Thailand used two planes on Tuesday for cloud seeding
to combat the toxic pollution in its capital, Bangkok and other neighbouring areas.
Summary: Gulf News takes a close look at the scientific process of cloud seeding
in the UAE
*This image explaining cloud seeding
shows the chemical either silver iodide or dry ice being dumped onto the cloud which then becomes a rain shower.
Rainwater obtained through techniques such as cloud seeding
offers a viable alternative to groundwater and water produced through the desalination processes."
"With the need for clean water becoming ever more imperative, rain enhancement through cloud seeding
promises innovative solutions based on the most advanced science and technologies," said Dr Lawson.
, a type of weather modification, aims to change the amount or type of precipitation in the clouds through the method of sprinkling chemicals into the air.
Mary Joy David, project development officer II of the Bureau of Soils and Water Management of the Department of Agriculture, told The STAR that cloud seeding
operations are continuing in the vicinity of Angat and La Mesa watershed so that rains would replenish the two dams.