Iranian Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali, head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization, claims Israel is stealing Iran’s clouds, the Times of Israel reported Monday.
“Israel and another country in the region have joint teams which work to ensure clouds entering Iranian skies are unable to release rain,” Iranian Students’ News Agency reported Jalali said.
Jalali did not explain the scientific methods that enabled Israel to control these clouds, but held that Iranian scientific studies “confirm” the claim.
The head of Iran’s meteorological service, Ahad Vazife, said that the general “probably has documents of which I am not aware, but on the basis of meteorological knowledge, it is not possible for a country to steal snow or clouds.”
Because, of course, if Iran is having a drought problem, the only logical response is to blame it on Israel.