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Beijing Hit By Third Sandstorm In Five Weeks

A late-spring dust and sandstorm sent air quality indices soaring in China's capital on Thursday.

May 07, 2021

People walk across an intersection during a sandstorm in Beijing.

AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein

A man wearing a face mask pushes a bicycle along an elevated highway during a sandstorm in Beijing.

AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein

A woman wearing a face mask walks across a pedestrian bridge during a sandstorm in Beijing.

AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein

A woman wearing a face mask and holding a bag commemorating the upcoming 100th anniversary of the founding on China's Communist Party waits to cross an intersection during a sandstorm in Beijing.

AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein

A woman wearing a face mask stands on a pedestrian bridge during a sandstorm in Beijing.

AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein

Tourists visit the Forbidden City despite a sandstorm in Beijing.

AP Photo/Ng Han Guan

People wearing face masks walk along a street during a sandstorm in Beijing.

AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein