Date
18 October 2017

Lantern Festival air pollution severe in 33 cities, website says

Beijing and 32 other mainland cities reported severe air pollution during the Lantern Festival holiday on Feb. 14 due to unfavorable weather conditions and heavy use of firecrackers, news portal gov.cn reported Sunday. Beijing, Tianjin and several cities in Heibei province were the worst hit, with PM2.5 levels above 250 at 10pm on that day, the report said.

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