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China’s Thick Smog Arrives In Japan

China’s Cloud Of Smog Arrives In Japan

The suffocating smog that blanketed swathes of China is now hitting parts of Japan, sparking warnings Monday of health risks for the young and the sick.

The environment ministry’s website has been overloaded as worried users log on to try to find out what is coming their way.

"Access to our air-pollution monitoring system has been almost impossible since last week, and the telephone here has been constantly ringing because worried people keep asking us about the impact on health," said an environment ministry official.

Pictures of Beijing and other Chinese cities shrouded in thick, choking smog played out across television screens in Japan last week.

News programmes have broadcast maps showing a swirl of pollution gathering strength across China and then spreading out over the ocean towards Japan.



Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/chinas-cloud-of-smog-arrives-in-japan-2013-2#ixzz2Kr9tyPeH

Posted on Thursday, February 14th 2013

Tags air pollution pollution