The cloud seeding operation by the Meteorological Department (MET) is assisted by the Rayal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF). Four water tanks filled with salt water are loaded on the RMAF C-130 aircraft at the RMAF Airbase in Subang for the cloud seeding operation to ease the haze condition. PIX: FAREEZ FADZIL / MalaysiaGazette / 16 SEPTEMBER 2019
The cloud seeding operation by the Meteorological Department (MET) is assisted by the Rayal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF). Four water tanks filled with salt water are loaded on the RMAF C-130 aircraft at the RMAF Airbase in Subang for the cloud seeding operation to ease the haze condition. PIX: FAREEZ FADZIL / MalaysiaGazette / 16 SEPTEMBER 2019

SUBANG – The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) C-130 aircraft led by Major Norlela Harun and eight officers has departed from the RMAF Subang Airbase at around 12.52 pm to begin the cloud seeding operation.

The preparations for the cloud seeding began at around 8.50 am by dissolving 800 kilogramme of salt with 4,800 litres of water in four 1,500 litre water tanks.

Officers from the Meteorological Department (MET) load the water tanks containing salt water into the RMAF aircrafts at the RMAF Airbase in Subang for the cloud seeding process to ease the haze condition.        PIX: FAREEZ FADZIL / MalaysiaGazette / 16 SEPTEMBER 2019
Officers from the Meteorological Department (MET) load the water tanks containing salt water into the RMAF aircrafts at the RMAF Airbase in Subang for the cloud seeding process to ease the haze condition.
PIX: FAREEZ FADZIL / MalaysiaGazette / 16 SEPTEMBER 2019

A briefing on the operation, flight and safety was delivered to the 23 crews from the MET, RMAF and National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA) and the members of the press from the local and international news agencies.

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) members loaded the tanks filled with salt water into the aircraft for the cloud seeding operation following the haze condition in Malaysia.     PIX: FAREEZ FADZIL / MalaysiaGazette / 16 SEPTEMBER 2019
The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) members loaded the tanks filled with salt water into the aircraft for the cloud seeding operation following the haze condition in Malaysia.
PIX: FAREEZ FADZIL / MalaysiaGazette / 16 SEPTEMBER 2019

The operation today will focus around Selangor, Negeri Sembilan and Melaka, following the decreasing Air Pollutant Index (API) in several areas of Johor. -MalaysiaGazette

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