weather modification

Making rain? Rubbished idea that may work

January 31st, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) At the height of the Vietnam War, soldiers who heard US aircraft flying high over the Ho Chi Minh trail might have feared bombs were about to fall ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Red stars, rings of fire, white doughnuts circling Oz weather bureau!

April 2nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 02(ANI): Mysterious patterns described as red stars, rings of fire and white doughnuts appearing on the Bureau of Meteorology's national radar system in Australia have led to a number of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tourists delighted with Beijing snowfall

November 2nd, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 2 (IANS) Tourists to the Chinese capital enjoyed the artificially-induced snowfall as bus routes to the city's suburbs were suspended. In Xiangshan mountain on the outskirts of Beijing, a tourist ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chinese weathermen on guard against bad weather on National Day

October 1st, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) Nearly 400 scientists, satellites, cloud-probing lasers and a squadron of transport planes to sprinkle liquid nitrogen on clouds were deployed in Beijing with one mission - to ... Read more...

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China ready with rockets to ensure rain free National Day parade

August 25th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): China has declared that President Hu Jintao will oversee an enormous military parade on Tiananmen Square to mark the 60th year of Communist Party rule without any interruption ... Read more...

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Scientists discover pentagonal ice that can be used to seed clouds

April 8th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Liverpool, UK, have discovered a five-sided ice chain structure that could be used to form clouds in the atmosphere and modify future weather ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Airplanes and rockets used to disperse rain at the Beijing Olympics closing ceremony

August 25th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 25 (ANI): Chinese weather officials have said that they used airplanes and rockets to disperse rain at the Beijing Olympics closing ceremony on August 24.Though thunderstorms had threatened ... Read more...

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Beijing to stop rain from dampening Olympic opening

July 29th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 29 (Xinhua) China has mobilised all its science and engineering capability, including satellite monitoring and cloud seeding, to prevent rain from spoiling the Olympic opening ceremony on Aug 8 as ... Read more...

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China will artificially change its weather if rain interrupts Beijing Olympics opening ceremony

July 16th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): A Chinese meteorology official has said that if bad weather threatens the opening ceremony of Beijings Olympic Games on August 8th, China has the capability to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hurricanes can be averted by diverting their route

May 5th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (ANI): Weather modification experts have suggested that the goal of hurricane fighters should be to re-route the approaching storms and ease their fury, rather than try to stop ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Advanced technology has made cloud seeding possible

April 23rd, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 23 (ANI): With advanced technology, the practice of cloud seeding to create rain, mitigate hail or even quell hurricanes is now on the road from science fiction to fact. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cloud seeding process to make it a sunny day on opening ceremony of 2008 Olympics

February 3rd, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): In an attempt to overcome any weather disturbances during the opening ceremony of the 2008 summer Olympics to be held in Beijing, researchers in China are planning to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |