Yellow dust hits Beijing and other northern regions of China again. Tomorrow (7th) is expected to affect Korea, and the concentration of fine dust is expected to rise to a very bad level.
This is a report by Beijing correspondent Song Wook.
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yellow sand that covers the sky, the roads of Neimenggu in northern China cannot be seen hundreds of meters ahead.
The city also turned cloudy and the road dividers collapsed in the strong winds.
The yellow dust, which again struck northern China, affected Beijing, the capital from daytime.
The high-rise building area in central Beijing disappeared into the yellow sand in 45 minutes.
The air quality index across Beijing has risen to the once-highest level of 500, reaching'strict', the worst of the six levels.
The fine dust PM10 concentration exceeded 500㎍ per 1㎥.
As the strong winds overlapped, Beijing authorities urged children, the elderly, and patients not to go out.
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Chinese meteorological authorities issued a yellow dust warning in 11 provincial areas, saying that the yellow dust originating in Mongolia was moved by the northwest wind.
This year, the frequency and intensity of yellow dust intensified due to high temperatures and drought, especially in Mongolia and northern China.
This yellow dust is expected to affect Korea as well.
Our meteorological authorities predicted that the yellow dust will affect the country tomorrow, and the concentration of fine dust will rise to a very bad level from the afternoon.
(Video coverage: Choi Deok-hyun)