China has a weather machine that it claims will make it rain over an area 1.7 times the size of France.
It’s spending millions on aircraft and chemicals that will be sprayed into the sky.
Those chemicals – typically silver iodide or dry ice – will change the metaphysical make up of the cloud.
This forces it to sleet, rain or even snow artificially, on demand.
The project will take about four years to complete.
It’s not a new technology.
Back in 2008, China launched over 1,100 rockets containing silver iodide before the Olympics opening ceremony so Beijing’s skies would be clear for its fireworks display .... https://www.thesun.co.uk