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Cloud-seeding from Mysuru this evening
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Cloud-seeding from Mysuru this evening

July 26, 2019

Mysuru: As the monsoon continues to play truant, drought-stricken Karnataka has begun cloud- seeding to enhance precipitation. The cloud-seeding operation was launched from the HAL Airport in Bengaluru yesterday by Karnataka Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department and the operations will begin from Mysuru this evening.  Cloud-seeding involves spreading of aerosol (silver iodide or sodium…

Cloud-seeding in Mysuru from July second week
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Cloud-seeding in Mysuru from July second week

June 29, 2019

Two aircraft will seed the clouds for 400 hours  Bengaluru: Faced with deficient rainfall, the State Government will launch cloud-seeding operations from mid-July to coincide with sowing activity. The Government is spending Rs.93 crore on cloud-seeding for 2019-20 and 2020-21.  The government has already received clearance from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to…

More rains predicted in next three to four days
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More rains predicted in next three to four days

August 28, 2017

Mysuru: More rains are predicted in the coming three to four days. The city has been experiencing rains from Saturday night and the downpour continued from Sunday evening. The rainfall disrupted normal life as it continued to pour the whole of last night and this morning. Naganahalli Organic Farming Research Station Nodal Officer Dr. C….

Cloud-Seeding: Remedy or cause for drought?
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Cloud-Seeding: Remedy or cause for drought?

August 22, 2017

By Nataraj Kallichanda Owing to deficient rainfall, the State government has launched cloud-seeding at an estimated cost of Rs. 35 crore, for 60 days. Cloud-seeding will be done across three river basins — Cauvery, Malaprabha and Tungabhadra. The State government has described the cloud-seeding experiment as “essential” and that it would be taken up in…

Cloud seeding to begin from Aug. 13
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Cloud seeding to begin from Aug. 13

August 10, 2017

Mysuru: Cloud formation in the month of August is really good. Hence, the State Government has decided to go ahead with cloud seeding from Aug. 13 (Sunday), said Organic Farming Research Station, Naganahalli Nodal Officer Dr. C. Govindarajau. Cloud-seeding planes have arrived at Varuna for the task. Speaking to Star of Mysore here this morning,…

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