3Novices:Sandstorm engulfs Beijing in dust and smog as authorities issue warning

Beijing was hit by the rare combination of a sandstorm and smog on Monday, creating a cocktail of air pollutants that shrouded the city’s skyline in a thick brown haze.
The dust storm cut visibility on the streets and many residents wore face masks to protect against the air pollution.
Levels of PM2.5, the small particles deemed most harmful to health, reached 248 micrograms per cubic metre at 10am on Monday. Readings over 200 are classified by the authorities as heavily polluted.
April 17, 2017 at 10:04AM
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