Latest Cloud seeding Stories
Scientists are turning what some could think of as "evil genius science", and using it for good, by developing a way to turn down the rage of a hurricane.
Researchers from the University of Geneva report they could soon be able to control when and where rain falls.
Researchers say that aircraft can lead to increased snowfall around the world's major airports.
Researchers have found that areas near commercial airports sometimes experience a small but measurable increase in rain and snow when aircraft take off and land under certain atmospheric conditions.
Research reveals that the common practice of cloud seeding with materials such as silver iodide and frozen carbon dioxide may not be as effective as it had been hoped.
As turboprop and jet aircraft climb or descend under certain atmospheric conditions, they can inadvertently seed mid-level clouds and cause narrow bands of snow or rain to develop and fall to the ground, new research finds.
A lot of large particles of dust and pollen in the atmosphere may make your nose twitch, but they can lead directly to greater precipitation in clouds.
In an effort to alleviate the effects of a severe drought, Cuba had provided Venezuela with cloud seeding help.
Chinaâ€™s Beijing Weather Modification Office caused an early snowfall Sunday after seeding rain clouds in order to ease droughts in the region.
Residents of the area surrounding Moscow said a proposal by the city's mayor to keep snow out of the city has raised concerns about flooding. Mayor Yuri Luzhkov said cloud-seeding technology could be used to keep snow out of Moscow for only one-third of the annual cost of snowplows and other removal operations, The Times of London reported Monday. Luzhkov said the technology is already used to ensure sunny days for special occasions, including the annual parade celebrating victory in World...
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