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>> It's Thailand's answer to a chronic pollution problem, cloud seeding. Thailand's capital Bangkok has been grappling with dangerous levels of air pollution, and the government is trying to resolve the issue by seeding clouds to produce rain.>>
> If we continue trying to fix the problem this way, it will never be solved.>> Meanwhile, protective masks are being handed out by authorities in the city. But some stores say they're running out of masks due to the high demand. The level of hazardous dust particles has exceeded the safe level in 30 of the 50 districts in Bangkok, according to authorities.
>> This week, government planes released cloud seeding chemicals, and they're also using water cannons to help clean the air and streets.>>
The Thai capital has been ranked as one of the most polluted cities in the world.