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  1. News - China

    Where has Beijing gone? Thick smog engulfs northern China

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 10:57am by Staff Reporter

    ... Environmental Protection Department. Similar levels of heavy pollution were reported for cities across northern China on Thursday, with Hebei province, which surrounds Beijing, being the worst hit. “It is expected that air pollution in Beijing will remain heavy during the day time today… people are advised to stay indoors as much as possible,” China’s state TV quoted Beijing’s environmental ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Tourists use picture perfect billboard as pollution mars Hong Kong harbour views

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by ANDREA CHEN AND AMY NIP

    ... and higher air pollution. Tam said visibility would improve today when winds were expected to turn southwesterly. According to the Environmental Protection Department's Air Pollution Index, ...

  3. News - China

    Second snowfall in Beijing fails to clear air for Lantern Festival

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 07:50pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... of polluted air has covered the city since Wednesday morning, as readings from the new official air quality index issued by the Beijing environmental monitoring centre hit between 200 to 250. ... maximum was 1c. Experts from Beijing environmental monitoring centre told Xinhua that the heavily polluted weather was expected to last for a few days ande residents were being advised to take ...

  4. News - World - WEATHER

    Officials warned for years of dangers to New York from storm surges

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by THE NEW YORK TIMES

    ... neighbourhoods and water-soaked electrical equipment amid superstorm Sandy, officials took their first tentative steps towards considering major infrastructure changes that could protect the city's ... to the inadequacy of the existing protections. "The construction of this city did not anticipate these kinds of situations. We are only a few feet above sea level," Cuomo said. "As soon ...



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