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China renews blue alert for sandstorms

The national weather observatory continued its blue alert for sandstorms on Wednesday, forecasting wind and dust for north China. From Wednesday evening to Thursday, parts of Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Gansu, Shaanxi and Xinjiang will be affected by the dust, said … Continue reading

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Beijing on pollution alert as smog season sets in

Beijing was put on yellow smog alert on Sunday, imposing restrictions on building and cooking outdoors. The Air Quality Index in Beijing stood at between 200 and 300 out of 500 on Saturday and Sunday, meaning “very unhealthy”. Forecasters said … Continue reading

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