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Saturday, December 17, 2016, 15:34

Year's worst pollution spell begins in northern cities

By Agencies

The Beijing municipal government has issued this year's first red alert for air pollution - effective from Friday evening – in response to severe smog forecast to blanket large areas of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, Henan and Shandong provinces in northern China until late Wednesday.

Year's worst pollution spell begins in northern cities
Soldier standing guard on Tian'anmen Square wear masks, on Dec 16. (Photo/IC)

Year's worst pollution spell begins in northern cities
The view from a Beijing rooftop disappears as smog descends over the city on Dec 16.  (Photo/chinanews.com)

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