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NEA debunks online rumours that recent rain was caused by cloud seeding to clear haze

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The skyline of central business district in Singapore obscured by haze on Sept 10, 2015.

[SINGAPORE] The National Environment Agency (NEA) has debunked rumours that the Government is conducting cloud seeding operations to reduce the impact of haze for the Formula 1 race to be held this weekend.

The claims, which have been circulated online, also implied that the resultant rain was harmful, and urged people to keep away from "these chemically induced rain showers".

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