Longest period of smog in 2016 rolled into Beijing
- 17.03.2016, 09:01,
- World » Ecology » Ecology. Main
Beijing will be covered by smog for an entire week starting on Wednesday.
It will be the longest period of hazardous air pollution the city has encountered so far this year.
China's National Meteorological Center says the smog will spread to North China and the Yellow River-Huaihe River region.
The worst pollution is expected to occur on Thursday and Friday.
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Beijing saw the heaviest smog in years in November and December of last year.
It also initiated its first-ever air pollution red alert system.