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by Cheung Chi-fai and Joyce Ng

SCMP, page A1 & A3 March 23, 2010

1. Pollution level goes off the chart

And goes off the scale

- has risen dramatically -

2. the effects of the choking murk, which was borne in on easterly winds along the coast early yesterday

- fog -

- brought in by -

3. switch off idling engines to help improve air quality

- engines which have been left on while the driver is waiting, often so the air conditioner can be left on -

4. to set up contingency plans to use according to the air pollution index level

- emergency back-up -