Phase Two cloud seeding in Kelantan scheduled for early July, says Kada


KOTA BARU: The second phase of the Cloud Seeding Operation by the Kemubu Agricultural Development Board (Kada) is expected to be carried out early next month to ensure more consistent rain in Kelantan.

Kada chairman Muhammad Husain said this was decided by the Agriculture and Food Security Ministry at a meeting on June 24.

He said it was also decided the cloud seeding be implemented in the Kelantan River catchment area following the success of the operation conducted from June 21 to 23.

"The cloud seeding managed to produce 10mm to 20mm of rain on the first day, but the water level of the Kelantan River remains at the minimum level though allowing the Kemubu Kada pump house to operate," he told Bernama Friday (June 28).

Muhammad said to ensure more consistent rain, the ministry has asked the National Disaster Management Agency and the Meteorological Department to carry out phase two operations early next month.

On June 19, it was reported that the government agreed to carry out a cloud-seeding operation in Kelantan from June 21 to 23 to address the depletion of the Kelantan River and to mitigate the impact of the hot weather phenomenon and the Southwest Monsoon. - Bernama

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

cloud seeding , Kada , Kelantan River

   

Next In Nation

Lee Hsien Loong confident Singapore-Malaysia ties will flourish under Sultan Ibrahim
Foreign diplomats congratulate Sultan Ibrahim on installation as country's 17th King
Vacant house made over into contraband cigarettes store in Kota Belud
Global IT outage: AirAsia resumes online check-in, says deputy group CEO
PM Anwar pays courtesy call to Brunei Sultan
Nur Farah murder: Cops find suspect's SIM card, car in farm
Five vehicles damaged by fallen tree in Tamparuli, Sabah
Vessel involved in Tanjung Balau collision has gone missing, says MMEA
Govt agencies unaffected by global IT outage, says Fadillah
Installation ceremony showcases uniqueness of Malaysia's constitutional monarchy

Others Also Read