Mumbai After meeting with success a fortnight ago, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation

HYDERABAD: Cloud-seeding operations could not be undertaken for the third day on Wednesday following a technical snag in the Cessna plane being used for the purpose.

Mumbai The water stored in Mumbai

Mumbai The lakes that feed Mumbai will bank once again on an experiment that helped induce rain 17 years ago. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will carry out cloud seeding in the next eight days, hoping to bring artificial rain in its catchment areas, lakes in Thane and Shahapur district, which have had little or no rainfall for nearly a month.

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KOCHI: Even as several States, including Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, are planning cloud-seeding programme to induce artificial rains following the uncertainty over the arrival and intensity of monsoon, the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, has already begun studies to ascertain the scientific basis of cloud-seeding.

Agriculture Minister S A Ravindranath said the Cabinet, which will meet on July 6, will discuss whether to take up cloud seeding at those places which have received scanty rainfall.

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WITH the Vellore region experiencing scanty rainfall over the years, it is perhaps time the authorities considered artificial cloud seeding to bridge the demand-supply gap

June 7: The finance department spiked the agriculture minister, Mr N. Raghuveera Reddy

Anantapur, July 27: The cloud seeding experiment to be conducted from Anantapur was postponed again by two days. The cloud seeding, which was to be launched on July 24 was initially postponed to July 27 as Agni Aviation Agency, which has entered into an agreement with the state government on conducting the experiment, failed to set up radar station.

DH News Service, Hubli:

Former minister and senior Congress leader H K Patil will soon meet Primary Minister Manmohan Singh and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and appeal them to take up cloud seeding in different parts of the country to save farmers from continuous droughts. Speaking to media persons here on Monday, Mr Patil said there was an urgent need for exploring the modern technology to bail out farmers, especially living in drought-prone areas, who were suffering due to lack of rains.