Beijing Air: 493 Hazardous

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Today we have pretty much the worst air quality possible; here's the view from my office window. The AQI scale only goes to 500; the average for the day is 500. (Bellevue, WA's AQI today is 10, by comparison.)

You can really visibly see the difference between the various scores:


2009-11-06 09-52-55.983

Source: US Embassy AQI Twitter Feed.

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