The Beijing Meteorological Service has declared a “blue” alert level in the city until the evening of Tuesday, April 27. According to experts, the reason for this is the approach to the Chinese capital of the fourth dust storm in a year.
In these conditions, experts warned, strong winds and increased levels of air pollution are expected.
Meteorologists recommend that residents reduce their time on the street as much as possible.
Small grains of sand and industrial emissions and automobile exhaust can cause or exacerbate diseases of the heart, lungs, respiratory tract, and visual organs.
On March 15, 2021, Beijing was overtaken by the strongest dust storm in ten years; the second followed on March 28, followed by a third wave of bad weather on April 15.