[Photos] Beijing Smog Turns Capital into a Ghost Town

Charles Liu , January 24, 2015 3:03pm (updated)

beijing smog ghost town haze air pollutionBeijing’s air pollution problems continue as another yellow smog alert was issued today after a weekend of heavy air pollution.

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As we’ve shown you earlier, Beijing’s smog is so severe that it makes the city’s skyline disappear when looking out a window. Visibility is at 500 meters or less.

beijing smog ghost town haze air pollutionHowever, despite the grey moonscape motif, Beijingers continue to go about their daily lives. Here’s a snapshot of what life is like in Beijing today.

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Photos: Evening Law Report, Weibo (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Charles Liu

The Nanfang's Senior Editor