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Make it rain
Jul 21, 2021 14:36:04   #
Geofw Loc: UK, now Davenport Florida
 
I have just read a fascinating story in the Daily Mail from the UK about Dubai using drones to make it rain.
I don't want to attach the link as this topic will be moved to links and resources by admin, if you want the link please pm me.

If you are interested look up,
"Dubai makes its own RAIN to tackle 122F heat: Drones blast clouds with electrical charge to produce downpours"

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Jul 22, 2021 07:54:48   #
whatdat Loc: Del Valle, Tx.
 
I read. Seems to make some sense. Makes me wonder why we don’t try these things in the US what with all the wildfires, etc.

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Jul 22, 2021 09:45:05   #
StanMac Loc: Tennessee
 
Oh, I thought the drones were carrying tanks of water aloft to be released as rain . . .

Stan

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Jul 22, 2021 09:55:55   #
whatdat Loc: Del Valle, Tx.
 
From what I read, the drones were somehow charging the clouds electrically which created rain that would reach the ground before dissipating.

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Jul 22, 2021 11:18:57   #
trainlee Loc: Cape Cod, MA
 
Dubai? What clouds?

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Jul 22, 2021 11:54:15   #
whatdat Loc: Del Valle, Tx.
 
I dunno. That’s what the article said. 😁

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Jul 22, 2021 22:41:11   #
Reuss Griffiths Loc: Ravenna, Ohio
 
I've been told that the people of Dubai could never understand the humor of the Flintstones but I know from personal experience that the people of Abu Dhabi Du

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Jul 24, 2021 12:31:37   #
RS Loc: W Columbia, SC
 
StanMac wrote:
Oh, I thought the drones were carrying tanks of water aloft to be released as rain . . .

Stan


The pilots were told to make sure they flush after they pee.

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