Beijing issued yellow alert for smog levels

Posted on January 23, 2013 • Filed under: Asia, Tourist Warning

According to, “A high concentration of fine particle pollutants was spotted moving from southeast Beijing from 3 pm Tuesday before shrouding the entire city, said an official with the center.The PM2.5 data, a gauge monitoring airborne particles of 2.5 microns or less in diameter which can embed deep in people’s lungs, reached 200 to 300 micrograms per cubic meter, indicating heavy pollution, he said.” Read Article

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