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Artificial rain making operation launched today

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The Department of Royal Artificial Rain-making and Agricultural Aviation officially launched a nation-wide rain making operation today in Nakhon Sawan in order to ease drought problem which has already hit several provinces.

artifcial rainThe launch was presided over Agriculture Minister Pitipong Pungbun na Ayudhya and witnessed by top brass from the three armed forces.

The event also featured a flying demonstration by planes used in rain-making and parachuting.

After the official launch, all the planes will return to their bases in Chiang Mai, Phitsanuloke and Tak for the North, Nakhon Sawan, Lop Buri for the central plains, Khon Kaen, Ubon Ratchathani and Nakhon Ratchasima for the Northeast, Rayong, Chanthaburi and Sa Kaew for the eastern region and Prachuab Khiri Khan and Surat Thani for the South.

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