Despite cloud seeding, Penang dam levels remain at all-time low

Susan Loone

Modified 21 Jan 2020, 3:31 am

Despite a one-hour rain respite in Penang on Saturday, the two key dams at Air Itam and Teluk Bahang remain at an all-time low today.

Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) CEO Jaseni Maidinsa said despite the rain, which came after a cloud seeding exercise, only 2mm fell into the Air Itam water catchment area.

"The effective capacity then was 60.4 percent, whilst there was no rain in Teluk Bahang water catchment area, where the effective capacity was at 38.1 percent," Jaseni told Malaysiakini....

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