China witnesses worst sandstorm of decade
China’s capital Beijing has been covered with the worst sandstorm of the decade on Monday, after which air pollution has increased further.
According to media reports, the sandstorm in China has severely affected the system of human life, while the visibility has been decreased to five meters due to the storm.
Due to the storm, traffic flow has been badly affected in northern China, whereas glasses and walls of many buildings were broken and the vehicles were damaged.
Due to this severe storm of sand, many trees were uprooted and citizens suffered severe difficulties due to the dust.
According to the British Broadcasting Company (BBC), due to the sandstorms there is 160 times high pollution in some districts.
The polluted air, headed from Mongolia, has made the sky dusky which caused invisibility. Meanwhile hundreds of flights have been cancelled.
Mongolia has also been affected by severe sandstorms. More than six deaths have been reported and dozens are missing.
Beijing resident Flora Zao talking to a news agency, said that it looked like the resurrection had happened.
Moreover, Beijing schools cancelled programs outside, while people suffering from respiratory disease have been housed in homes.