Sandstorms Shroud Beijing, Northern China

Sandstorms are shrouding Beijing and northern China and air pollution is soaring off the charts.

Thick sandstorms shroud Beijing causing air quality to plummet and the multi-day sandstorm blanketed buildings and roads in a thick cloud of orange dust.

The air quality index reached a level considered hazardous to human health. More than 37 times the daily average guideline set by the World Health Organization.

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