A Chinese soldier loads cloud-seeding shells during a weather modification mission in northern Shanxi province in February 2011. Photo: Xinhua A Chinese soldier loads cloud-seeding shells during a weather modification mission in northern Shanxi province in February 2011. Photo: Xinhua
A Chinese soldier loads cloud-seeding shells during a weather modification mission in northern Shanxi province in February 2011. Photo: Xinhua

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Master of weather? China in drive to advance rain-making tech

  • China’s expanded weather modification efforts would support emergency response plans to deal with events such as drought and hailstorms
  • Its artificial rainfall and snowfall operations will cover an area of more than 5.5 million sq km – greater than the total size of Southeast Asia

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A Chinese soldier loads cloud-seeding shells during a weather modification mission in northern Shanxi province in February 2011. Photo: Xinhua A Chinese soldier loads cloud-seeding shells during a weather modification mission in northern Shanxi province in February 2011. Photo: Xinhua
A Chinese soldier loads cloud-seeding shells during a weather modification mission in northern Shanxi province in February 2011. Photo: Xinhua
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