Middle East Green Initiative

Cloud-seeding operation begins in skies over Saudi Arabia

Cloud-seeding operation begins in skies over Saudi Arabia

  • The first phase of the effort to increase rainfall is taking place in the Riyadh, Qassim and Hail regions; phase two will include Asir, Al-Baha and Taif regions
  • The project, launched by the environment minister, is using advanced meteorological equipment and techniques, including ‘environmentally friendly’ materials to stimulate precipitation
By Arab News ·