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161 cloud seeding operations this year so far.

By Web Report

Published: Mon 7 Oct 2019, 5:47 PM

Last updated: Tue 8 Oct 2019, 5:34 PM

The UAE on Tuesday announced that a total of 6.7 million cubic metres of water had been collected in UAE dams over two days. (Will it rain tomorrow? Check out the weather forecast)

"NCM has conducted eight cloud seeding operations since Friday, and the amount of rainfall water stored in the UAE's dams during the last two days amounted up to 6.7 million metre cube," the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science said on its official Twitter handle.

Official figures show that the NCM has carried out 161 cloud seeding operations this year so far, Al Obeieli stated.

"We have done five cloud seeding operations since Friday night," Khalid Al Obeieli, Head of Cloud Seeding Operations, NCM, exclusively told Khaleej Times.

The ongoing cloud seeding operations are expected to continue until Monday over the eastern and northern regions of the country, according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM).

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