A Closer Look: Can cloud seeding help reduce pollution in Pakistan?

The National speaks to reporter Sarwat Nasir

A Closer Look is The National's show where we take an in-depth look at one of the main stories of the week.

The UAE has helped the Pakistani city of Lahore with cloud-seeding flights to help fight against pollution.

The UAE is a pioneer in the weather modification technique having carried out thousands of flights over the years in the drive to encourage rainfall.

But how does firing salt flares into clouds help reduce harmful particles in the air?

Here, host Sarah Forster speaks to journalist Sarwat Nasir about how cloud seeding can help to combat pollution.

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Updated: March 06, 2024, 7:45 AM