Smoke rises as a man lights fireworks on a street in Beijing on February 7, 2016, the eve of the Lunar New Year. Photo: AFP Smoke rises as a man lights fireworks on a street in Beijing on February 7, 2016, the eve of the Lunar New Year. Photo: AFP
Smoke rises as a man lights fireworks on a street in Beijing on February 7, 2016, the eve of the Lunar New Year. Photo: AFP

Hazardous smog could choke Beijing as residents celebrate Lunar New Year with fireworks

Environmental monitoring centre warns of rapid deterioration of air quality

Topic |   Beijing air pollution
Smoke rises as a man lights fireworks on a street in Beijing on February 7, 2016, the eve of the Lunar New Year. Photo: AFP Smoke rises as a man lights fireworks on a street in Beijing on February 7, 2016, the eve of the Lunar New Year. Photo: AFP
Smoke rises as a man lights fireworks on a street in Beijing on February 7, 2016, the eve of the Lunar New Year. Photo: AFP
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