Scientists in Mexico try “bombing the clouds” to bring much needed rain
Alasdair Baverstock

With northern Mexico facing a historic drought, officials have resorted to water rationing and redistribution strategies. Now, they're also looking to science.

With Mother Nature not providing the needed rain, they're sending pilots to go up and get it instead.

More commonly known as ‘cloud-seeding’, a plane releases silver iodide into clouds, a chemical that forces the vapor to condense, and thus, produce rain.

CGTN's Alasdair Baverstock reports.

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