on the evening of February 25th, the Xining Meteorological Bureau in the urban areas and three counties successfully implemented artificial snow enhancement operations.
at 7 o’clock in the evening, Li Weiqiang, director of the office of weather modification, Xining, led the technical staff in Nanshan on the furnace for the final inspection.
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reporter: what are the things on the ground burner?
Lee: This is acetone, silver iodide, ammonium iodide, is precipitation catalyst.
reporter: how long can it burn?
Lee: burn more than 4 hours.
reporter: how big is the scope of the furnace operation?
Lee: 400 km range.
8:30, the official start of the work.
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technician lit the stove, and the stove was red. 9:45, the sky began sporadic snow.
it is understood that, in the evening, the Xining meteorological bureau is still in Huangzhong, Datong, Huangyuan, the implementation of artificial snow operations.
Xining Meteorological Bureau Wang Tianshou:
of the Xining Meteorological Bureau on February 25th at 20:30 to 23:30 in Xining, Datong, Huangyuan, Nanshan and Beishan, Huangzhong and other 8 operation points at the same time the implementation of the ground combustion furnace and rockets artificial rainfall operations, fired 12 rockets, 700 grams of silver iodide seeding. No. 26 to 8 points, Huangyuan appeared in the snow, rainfall reached 3.3 mm, Huangzhong and Datong appeared in snow, precipitation was 1.6 mm and 1.2 mm, to alleviate the current drought in Xining area and improve the city climate environment is very favorable.