Prayer flags are shown blowing in the wind in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa. The Chinese team based some of their findings on data recorded at a remote monitoring station in Tibet suggesting the region has become windier in the last decade. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Gone with the wind? Gustier future in China may ease smog in big cities says Tibetan Plateau study

Team says wind patterns have become more aggressive in mountainous western region, which suggests a reversal of weakening gusts nationwide may be on the cards.

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Prayer flags are shown blowing in the wind in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa. The Chinese team based some of their findings on data recorded at a remote monitoring station in Tibet suggesting the region has become windier in the last decade. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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