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15.07.2024
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Beijing was covered by a sandstorm

604f6144a31024adbdbb7140Beijing was covered by a giant sandstorm that came from Mongolia.

The level of air pollution in the city has increased dramatically, as a result of which chinese meteorologists declared an orange level of danger.

In many areas of Beijing, the excess of PM particles was recorded.2.5. According to the health organization, the content of such particles in the air should not exceed 25 micrograms - in Beijing, their number has increased to 600 micrograms.

Let us note that the particles PM can cause great harm to human health – the can enter the lungs and accumulate there.

Note that similar sandstorms are expected in other parts of China. The National Meteorological Center said they would cover Xinjiang, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Gansu, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Hebei and Tianjin.

In addition, the storm will cover some regions of Inner Mongolia.

The Central Meteorological Observatory called the storm the most intense sand-dust weather process in China in the last decade.

The National Meteorological Center advised the chinese inhabitants to take all necessary precautions, and drivers to prepare for poor visibility.