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Dubai makes its own RAIN to tackle 122F heat: Drones blast clouds with electrical charge to produce downpours
TheDailyMail ^ | 21 Jul 2021 | Rachael Bunyan

Posted on 07/21/2021 10:49:39 PM PDT by blueplum

The rain is formed using drone technology that gives clouds an electric shock to 'cajole them' into clumping together and producing precipitation The UAE is one of the most arid countries on Earth and the technique helps to increase its meagre annual rainfall Video shows it is working with monsoon-like downpours across the country

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Local News; Weather
KEYWORDS: artificialrain; droneweather; dubai; rain; rop; water; weather; weathercontrol

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so that's what the ufos are, and, why aren't we using them over forest fires?
1 posted on 07/21/2021 10:49:39 PM PDT by blueplum
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Because forest fires cause their own weather. Severe thermals taking that heat upwards and drawing fresh air (fuel) in at the surface.


2 posted on 07/21/2021 10:53:28 PM PDT by datura (The voice that brought you peace has nothing left to say.)
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They really should focus on making artificial lakes, I think.

The water never flows far in the hydrocycle and, keep making the lakes and eventually I think they would stay.


3 posted on 07/21/2021 10:54:00 PM PDT by Jonty30 (My superpower is setting people up for failure, without meaning to. )
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I have heard of this being done before in farming communities. Maybe not with this same technology, but I’m sure that I’ve heard of it, and have wondered why aren’t more communities doing it in drought situations.
Cloud seeding.


4 posted on 07/21/2021 10:59:05 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: blueplum

Weird.

I was just thinking about Dubai a couple of hours ago and “if you imagine it we can do it” or whatever they claimed. I was thinking of the indoor skiing.


5 posted on 07/21/2021 11:07:07 PM PDT by SaveFerris (The Lord, The Christ, and The Messiah: Jesus Christ of Nazareth - http://www.BiblicalJesusChrist.Com)
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Seeding is unpredictable. However, if it works as well as this story seems to suggest, I can see communities doing this. It could be the answer to drought in the Mid-West.


6 posted on 07/21/2021 11:10:45 PM PDT by Jonty30 (My superpower is setting people up for failure, without meaning to. )
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To: SaveFerris

Isn’t skiing about as popular as ice hockey?


7 posted on 07/21/2021 11:11:23 PM PDT by Jonty30 (My superpower is setting people up for failure, without meaning to. )
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To: datura

Right. Create their own weather. Which in some cases means lightening storms. So why not drone the fire, and drain those clouds before the electric charge within the cloud builds up to lightening strength? Harness the weather the fire creates. (not that I know a hoot about how thermal dynamics would figure into my brilliant idea) :)


8 posted on 07/21/2021 11:50:51 PM PDT by blueplum ("...this moment is your moment: it belongs to you... " President Donald J. Trump, Jan 20, 2017) )
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And Allah sends down rain from the skies, and gives therewith life to the earth after its death: verily in this is a Sign for those who listen.

— Surah 16:65
Oh? So rain can come down from the sky without Allah’s specific intervention?
9 posted on 07/22/2021 12:04:36 AM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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Oh? So rain can come down from the sky without Allah’s specific intervention?

Or maybe Allah is using his new AI beast to force nature into submission.

10 posted on 07/22/2021 12:20:00 AM PDT by Golden Eagle (I refuse to submit to their psychological warfare, much less injections.)
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Here - imagine trying to fly a drone in this image:

Innovative idea, but Dubai is working with clear skies and a relatively uniform color setting. Dark colored objects have lots of thermal uprisings (it sucks flying a small plane in the summer over a mix of forest and fields). Deserts are brown.

The thermal well of a major fire is really quite scary if you ever get to see one on the lines. I’m not interested in seeing one up close again.

11 posted on 07/22/2021 12:33:59 AM PDT by datura (The voice that brought you peace has nothing left to say.)
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To: blueplum
Fire tornado.


12 posted on 07/22/2021 12:37:43 AM PDT by datura (The voice that brought you peace has nothing left to say.)
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well, those pictures certainly brought my drone back down to earth with a thud. On to the next brilliant idea....


13 posted on 07/22/2021 12:53:31 AM PDT by blueplum ("...this moment is your moment: it belongs to you... " President Donald J. Trump, Jan 20, 2017) )
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A regular Thomas Edison, you! With your sticktoitiveness and determination governed by a hard headed practicality! LOL very funny.


14 posted on 07/22/2021 1:51:33 AM PDT by one guy in new jersey
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To: Jonty30

Dunno, lol


15 posted on 07/22/2021 3:33:59 AM PDT by SaveFerris (The Lord, The Christ, and The Messiah: Jesus Christ of Nazareth - http://www.BiblicalJesusChrist.Com)
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To: blueplum

Think of the protests and lawsuits.


16 posted on 07/22/2021 4:10:18 AM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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They really should focus on making artificial lakes,

It starts with restoring the grasses - then trees. Then the water can stay in the ground

17 posted on 07/22/2021 4:43:44 AM PDT by 11th_VA (Joe Manchin is the defacto President )
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However it needs to be done.

I think it is key to greening the world.


18 posted on 07/22/2021 4:47:55 AM PDT by Jonty30 (My superpower is setting people up for failure, without meaning to. )
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To: blueplum

All I saw was rain, I did not see a drone making it rain. So I am skeptical of this story.


19 posted on 07/22/2021 4:56:36 AM PDT by jpsb
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cloud seeding has been around for a long time. Its used all over the world


20 posted on 07/22/2021 6:47:13 AM PDT by ckilmer
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