Dubai makes its own RAIN to tackle 122F heat: Drones blast clouds with electrical charge to produce downpours

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  • The rain is formed using drone technology that gives clouds an electric shock to ‘cajole them’ into clumping together and producing precipitation
  • The UAE is one of the most arid countries on Earth and the technique helps to increase its meagre annual rainfall
  • Video shows it is working with monsoon-like downpours across the country 

By RACHAEL BUNYAN FOR MAILONLINE