Shanghai hits the max

As of 4:30 pm, Monday, April 2, 2007:
Shanghai API at 500
The “500” is for respirable particulates. The other numbers are concentrations of Sulfur Dioxide and Nitrogen Dioxide, respectively. Taken from the Shanghai Environmental Monitoring Center. I’m not sure if this is a computer error or not, but looking out the window at the entirely brown air seems to confirm it. Yuck.

Edit: To be perfectly clear, 500 is as high as the air pollution scale in China goes.

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2 thoughts on “Shanghai hits the max”

  1. To a pro biker,life in SH can be smoky and unclear,although it mirrors a survivalist style…

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