Could a cell phone tower double as a rain gauge?

02/21/2013 |

Areas of Africa that lack reliable technology to track rainfall could rely on cell towers, which experts say could double as a rain gauge. The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, also found that the masts could provide electricity to remote areas, potentially for refrigerating vaccines. Scientists add that more studies are needed to understand the towers' effectiveness.

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