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Northern China Overpowered by Smog on New Year’s Eve

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NewsHubPeople across northern China had to face immense inconvenience on Sunday as there was no respite from unrelenting smog even on New Year’s Eve. The unforgiving smog on the first day of the year forced authorities to cancel several flights and shut down many highways across the region.
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In the national capital Beijing, nearly 126 flights were reportedly cancelled at the city’s main airport, while buses from airport heading towards neighboring cities were suspended as well.
In Beijing’s neighboring metropolis Tianjin, the smog was not as severe but the visibility was much worse, with more than 300 flights called off at Tianjin airport. Local government authorities claimed that the situation across the city is not expected to improve anytime soon.

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