Smog descended over northeast China over the course of the weekend, resulting in visibility to less than 50 meters in certain areas as well as the closure of seven highways and and airport, SCMP reports.
Transport authorities in Liaoning province said in the report that seven expressways were closed down on Sunday as a result of the smog shrouding the city and in Heilongjiang province, several roads and an airport were shut down the day before.
Last month, photos of “off the chart” amounts of smog smothering Harbin made international headlines after schools were closed down, work was called off and visibility was less than 10 meters in some areas.
Earlier this month, airpocalypse rolled in through Shanghai, with the city’s air quality index on November 7 exceeding 200, qualifying it as “heavily polluted” and resulting in closed down schools.
China’s national meteorological center said that an incoming cold front and rain sweeping through China will help clear the haze.