Aircraft on constant standby for cloud seeding


KUALA LUMPUR: An aircraft is on constant standby to initiate cloud seeding once suitable clouds emerge around water catchment areas, said Deputy Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Dr Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah.

“We will continue with the cloud seeding and are ever ready to do it.The Charlie C130 aircraft has been loaded with four cubic metres of salt solution and is ready to take off anytime. Each cubic metre of water contains 150kg of salt in it,” he said after launching the Magic Zlate 11, a locally made Ultrabook performance mobile tablet at Courts Megastore in Bandar Sri Damansara yesterday.

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