A “blue sun” appears in the sky over Beijing on Sunday after the city was hit by its second sandstorm in less than two weeks. Photo: EPA-EFE A “blue sun” appears in the sky over Beijing on Sunday after the city was hit by its second sandstorm in less than two weeks. Photo: EPA-EFE
A “blue sun” appears in the sky over Beijing on Sunday after the city was hit by its second sandstorm in less than two weeks. Photo: EPA-EFE

China pollution: Beijing sandstorm turns sky to yellow and sun to blue

  • Capital hit by second sandstorm in less than two weeks as air quality index tops out at 500
  • Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Hebei, Tianjin, Liaoning and Jilin also affected, Xinhua says

Topic |   Beijing air pollution
A “blue sun” appears in the sky over Beijing on Sunday after the city was hit by its second sandstorm in less than two weeks. Photo: EPA-EFE A “blue sun” appears in the sky over Beijing on Sunday after the city was hit by its second sandstorm in less than two weeks. Photo: EPA-EFE
A “blue sun” appears in the sky over Beijing on Sunday after the city was hit by its second sandstorm in less than two weeks. Photo: EPA-EFE
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