Release of website – JST Moonshot Research and Development Project – Heavy Rain Control

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The JST research and development project on the “Weather Control for living with guerilla rain and liner convective heavy rain” has been released.  This project is managed by Associate Professor Kosei Yamaguchi.

The Heavy Rain Control project is one of the challenges in JST Moonshot Goal 8, which is planning to  “Realize a safe and secure society free from the threat of extreme wind and flood damage by controlling typhoons and heavy rain by 2050.”

The progress and results of research and development will be published on the linked website. Please continue to check the website for updates.

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“Futokoron”, character designated for the “Heavy Rain Control” character.

The character is derived from the  teru teru bozu fairy doll talisman to wish for good and sunny weather.