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2010-06-14 14:20:00

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.

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2009-11-30 06:30:00

In an effort to alleviate the effects of a severe drought, Cuba had provided Venezuela with cloud seeding help.

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2009-11-11 13:20:00

Scientists in China refueled the debate over the practice of tinkering with Mother Nature by artificially inducing the second major snowstorm to wreak havoc in Beijing this season.

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2009-11-02 13:15:00

China’s Beijing Weather Modification Office caused an early snowfall Sunday after seeding rain clouds in order to ease droughts in the region.

2009-09-01 00:54:30

A state water authority manager suggests providing public funds for seeding clouds in Northern Nevada for drinking water in Las Vegas. Southern Nevada Water Authority General Manager Pat Mulroy suggested his agency provide funds to keep a Desert Research Institute cloud seeding program operating, The Las Vegas Sun reported Monday. Water authority staff members must determine whether it would be in southern Nevada's best interest to fund part of the cloud-seeding program, so the DRI could...

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2009-07-10 15:52:32

Authorities in Mumbai are discussing the option of cloud seeding in order to draw more rains to the region that has recently been strained by water shortages.

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2009-06-30 11:35:00

Fearing the late arrival of the annual monsoon, scientists in India are flying through storm clouds seeding them with weather modification chemicals in hopes of artificially creating rain.

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2009-04-07 12:45:30

Water usually crystallises as hexagonal rings but scientist at the University of Liverpool have discovered a five-sided ice chain that breaks the usual rules.

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2009-02-19 15:55:26

A carpet of heavy snow blanketed Beijing Wednesday night, induced by China’s artificial seeding of clouds with chemicals to mitigate the most severe drought to grip the northern part of the nation in nearly 40 years.

2008-08-25 12:01:05

Chinese authorities say they used rockets and chemicals to stop a thunderstorm from hitting the Olympics' final ceremonies.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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