Heavy smog to cloud north China during Lunar New Year holiday
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
BEIJING, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Moderate to severe smog will blanket parts of north China during the upcoming Spring Festival holiday due to disappearing wind and rising humidity, the Ministry of Environmental Protection has said.
The affected areas include central and south of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area, west of Shandong Province and most of Henan Province.
Smog will increase between Feb. 15 to 17 before getting lighter on Feb. 18 to 19. Pollution will ease from Feb. 20 as wind arrives.