United Arab Emirates: cloud seeding helps improve precipitation in summer – News



NCM reported heavy rains accompanied by hail over Ghashaba in Al Ain over the past two days.

Cloud seeding has triggered rainfall in parts of the UAE in recent days, according to the National Meteorological Center (NCM).

The national weather forecaster said the cloud seeding led to the formation of convective clouds in the easterly direction.

Dr Ahmed Habib of the National Meteorological Center (NCM) said Thursday, July 8 that during the summer the country experiences low monsoon pressure from India, which typically increases temperatures, especially in the eastern parts of the country amid growing training. convective cloud that triggers precipitation.

The heavy to moderate rains received in the country in recent days were due to the formation of convective clouds towards the east and this is normal in summer,” he said. .

“Cloud seeding operations are continuing in the country to trigger more precipitation,” he added.

NCM reported heavy rains accompanied by hailstorms over Ghashaba in Al Ain over the past two days.

The national weather forecaster’s report for July says the eastern mountains and southern parts of the country are exposed to clouds due to the high elevation and rising mercury, and rains are expected in the afternoon. .

“Some regions of the country are affected by the extension of the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) during the month of July, especially in the second half, which, at times, is accompanied by convective clouds,” said the report.

Dr Habib said this is only the start of the monsoon season and more rainfall is likely, especially in mountainous areas.

“We can expect more moderate to heavy rainfall in the mountainous regions of the eastern United Arab Emirates over the next few days,” he said.

Data showed that the maximum rainfall on record in July was 175.6 millimeters (mm) at Khor Fakkan in 1995.

The NCM said average temperatures for July will be 35.9 degrees Celsius (C), which is slightly above the national average.

The country will be affected by cool southerly winds, especially in the morning, which could lead to blows and airborne dust particles due to a gust of cool northwesterly winds, he added.

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Ismail Sebugwaawo

A professional journalist from Kampala, Uganda, Ismail is a happy father with a strong attachment to family and great values ​​for humanity. He has practiced journalism in the UAE for the past 13 years, covering the country’s parliament (FNC) and crimes including Abu Dhabi police, prosecution and courts. He also reports on important issues in education, public health and the environment, with a keen interest in stories of human interest. When he is no longer in office, he serves the Ugandan community in Abu Dhabi because he wants to see his compatriots happy. Exercising and reading are part of her free time.



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