jeddah city hallThe International Amnesty Organization and the Arab Organization for Human Rights in Riyadh have filed a lawsuit against the Municipality of Jeddah accusing it of using toxic substances to dissipate rain clouds done with the help of airplanes.

According to a representative of one of the organizations, Dr Talaat Attar, the lawsuit was filed after they got confirmation that the Jeddah Municipality was disturbing the climate balance. He said that they have confirmed that planes were spotted in the air spraying the susbtance.

However, the official spokesman for Jeddah Municipality, Sami Nawar denied the claims, reported Akhbaar24.

Raincloud-dispersing substances are known to be hazardous to the environment and can cause several diseases including asthma.