Worst dust storm chokes Beijing

Posted : 2021-03-16 11:01 Updated : 2021-03-18 13:53
People wearing face masks and veils walk in dust in Beijing, capital of China, March 15, 2021. Floating dust hit Beijing on Monday. Xinhua

A person walks with a broom and dustpan during morning rush hour as Beijing, China, is hit by a sandstorm, March 15, 2021. Reuters

A sweeper walks with a broom along a road during morning rush hour as Beijing, China, is hit by a sandstorm, March 15, 2021. Reuters

A woman hangs a sign outside a shop as people go about their day during morning rush hour as Beijing, China, is hit by a sandstorm, March 15, 2021. Reuters

Nurses go about their day during morning rush hour as Beijing, China, is hit by a sandstorm, March 15, 2021. Reuters

A woman walks past Drum Tower during morning rush hour as Beijing, China, is hit by a sandstorm, March 15, 2021. Reuters

Cars are driven along an expressway amid a sandstorm during the morning rush hour in Beijing, Monday, March 15, 2021. AP

Commuters walk along a sidewalk amid a sandstorm during the morning rush hour in the central business district in Beijing, Monday, March 15, 2021. AP

People ride bicycles across an intersection amid a sandstorm during the morning rush hour in the central business district in Beijing, Monday, March 15, 2021. AP

People cross a road during a sandstorm in Beijing on March 15, 2021. AFP

A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus stands against the China Central Television (CCTV) building as capital city is hit by polluted air and a sandstorm in Beijing, Monday, March 15, 2021. AP

A visitor uses her smartphone on a selfie stick at a peak overlooking the Forbidden City at Jingshan Park, while the city is hit by a sandstorm, in Beijing, China March 15, 2021. Reuters

Residents make their way through a sandstorm in Beijing, Monday, March 15, 2021. The sandstorm brought a tinted haze to Beijing's skies and sent air quality indices soaring on Monday. AP

A woman walks her dogs during a sandstorm in Beijing, Monday, March 15, 2021. AP

A woman in bridal gown adjusts herself during a wedding photoshoot near the Forbidden City, as the city is hit by sandstorm, in Beijing, China March 15, 2021. Reuters

A road worker uses his smartphone in Beijing, China, as the city is shrouded in haze after a sandstorm, March 15, 2021. Reuters

A crow flies over the Forbidden City during a sandstorm in Beijing on March 15, 2021. AFP

A couple poses for wedding photographs outside the Forbidden City during a sandstorm in Beijing on March 15, 2021. AFP

A man wearing a protective face mask walks in the shopping and residential area of Sanlitun on a heavy sandstorm day, in Beijing, China, 15 March 2021. EPA

A man walks on a bridge next to the shopping and residential area of Sanlitun on a heavy sandstorm day, in Beijing, China, 15 March 2021. EPA

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks in the shopping and residential area of Sanlitun on a heavy sandstorm day, in Beijing, China, 15 March 2021. EPA