When Beijing Air Quality Reaches 'Hazardous' Levels, This Is How It Looks Out Your Window

Jim Sciutto, the Chief of Staff & Senior Advisor at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, just Tweeted a pretty nasty update showing current smog levels in the capital. 

He captioned it, “This is what a ‘hazardous’ on the embassy’s air monitor looks like.”


Photo: Jim Sciutto


The embassy is not far from one of Beijing’s main traffic arteries:


Photo: Google Earth

Here’s the full


Photo: Jim Sciutto

(Via @blakehounshell)

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