Saudi Arabia Launches Cloud Seeding Operation To Increase Rainfall

Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, is turning to cloud-seeding to increase rainfall. Interesting Engineering reports: The country initiated the first phase of its cloud-seeding operation in areas above the capital Riyadh, al-Qassim, and Hail on Tuesday, according to Arab News. The weather modification technique is being executed as part of an effort to increase the country’s yearly rainfall, which does not exceed 100 millimeters a year, by 10 to 20 percent.

Link: Saudi Arabia Launches Cloud Seeding Operation To Increase Rainfall
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