Crowdfunded cloud seeding eases smoke woes

Diyana Ibrahim

Private firm AFJets used a light aircraft for its cloud-seeding operation over Klang, Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur last week. – AFJets pic, September 23, 2019.

WITH the help of long-time friends, Amrul Nizar Anuar was able to raise funds for what may well be the country’s first private cloud-seeding operation, carried out by his air services firm, AFJets, last week.

The idea was sparked when Amrul felt his health was being impacted by the transboundary smoke from forest fires in Indonesia, and was moved by the predicament of millions of Malaysians affected by the air pollution.

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