Fog

Fog

 
Thick smog envelops Beijing where air quality is rated as "hazardous", pollution readings by the US embassy. Photo: EPA

Worst smog in a year blankets Beijing

Beijing was hit by its worst smog in almost a year yesterday. Exacerbated by heavy fog, the dense, choking smog that had blanketed the capital for the better part of the past fortnight plunged to a new low yesterday morning.

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