Secret files reveal cloud-seeding plan

Updated December 17 2015 - 4:13pm, first published January 8 2014 - 4:00am
Cloud seeding sees silver iodine particles conveyed to the target cloud area by natural convection currents where they are released to increase the probability of rain.
Cloud seeding sees silver iodine particles conveyed to the target cloud area by natural convection currents where they are released to increase the probability of rain.

IN one of the previously secret 1983 state cabinet documents, released on New Year's Day under the 30-year rule, it was revealed the Bjelke-Petersen cabinet agreed to spend the money to conduct cloud seeding operations in Queensland.

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