Beijing air pollution at dangerously high levels (18)

Asahi Shimbun 2014.01.16 08:34
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING--Beijing's skyscrapers receded into a dense gray smog on Jan. 16 as the capital saw the season's first wave of extremely dangerous pollution, with the concentration of toxic small particles registering more than two dozen times the level considered safe. The air took on an acrid odor, and many of the city's commuters wore industrial strength face masks as they hurried to work.
PARTICLE, POLLUTION, SMOG, BEIJING, HAZE, VISIBILITY, China, USA