Those Floods We Had Recently: Did Cloud-Seeding Do the Trick?

 floodPrime Minister Turnbull inspects flooding at Tamar River in Launceston

by Mark Wilhelm

Hydro Tasmania used cloud-seeding to create rain in spite of a forecast of heavy rain. Some Tasmanians are complaining that this caused, or at least exacerbated, the recent flooding. What’s going on?

Storms that began on 4th of June, 2016 resulted in strong winds, high surf, and heavy rain in Queensland, northern NSW and Tasmania. Some areas got 200mm (nearly 8 inches) in 24 hours. Three people died, and two are missing.   [Read more…]

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