Dubai Makes New Creation To Tackle Heatwave


    The United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture, Dubai came up with a new creation to tackle heatwave.

    The city full with lively nightlife scene deals with extremely hot summers with temperatures over 50°C, however, creates fake rain to tackle heatwave.

    The United Arab Emirates’ National Center of Meteorology (NCM) uses drone technology for electrical charges into clouds. Drones are used for heavy downpours, partly caused by cloud-seeding projects.

    The science cause the clouds to cluster and form precipitation. The NCM released a video of monsoon-like showers and sparking flashes of lightning.

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    The National, however, reported that the rain and strong winds cut visibility on roads and created difficult driving conditions.

    Cloud seeding, one of nine different rain-making projects, in used in the UAE. Others include dropping salt or other chemicals into clouds for condensation.

    China and India, which are drought-prone countries use cloud seeding which is also effective for preventing rainfall and controlling flooding.

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