Cloud dispersal is a bit of a misleading name, its the same thing as cloud seeding which basically forces the cloud to start raining. Rather than dispersing it what it really does is make it rain early.
Similarly we can induce an earthquake early when a fault is under high stress, or more common examples are avalanche control or lightening protection. Yes, humans can have a small amount of influence buts its chicken feed compared to the energy of the main event.
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