HC Deb 20 December 1955 vol 547 cc301-2W
Sir A. Bossom

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air what arrangements he is making to ensure that the proposed rain-making experiments to be carried out over Salisbury Plain next summer will not cause violent hailstorms such as those which did damage to crops in Kent in the 1955 summer.

Mr. Ward

I am advised that neither scientific theory nor observations made in the course of the trials so far carried out, either here or in other countries, afford anything to suggest that these experiments can cause hail.

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