Date
22 October 2017

Beijing, Tianjin under fresh smog warning, Sina says

China’s National Meteorological Center said Thursday that 13 provinces and cities, including Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, will be hit by heavy smog during the day, cutting visibility in some areas to less than 500 meters, news portal Sina.com reported Thursday. Southern Beijing, middle and western Hebei, Tianjin, northern Shandong, northern Henan and Shaanxi will see the return of medium to severe smog during daytime today. Concentration of PM2.5, the fine particles most harmful to health, is expected to run high in these affected areas, the report said.

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