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China Creates Rain For The National Day Parade

12/02/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

What happened? According to Chinese Meterology News, there were four attacks on a bank of clouds that approached Tiananmen from the south-west between 7.30am and 9.05am. In total 432 rockets were fired to achieve the desired result. Xinhua news agency reports that the authorities also had the capacity to delay rainfall.

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