Tourists walk on the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, March 9, 2013. A cold front brought strong wind as well as sand and dust to Beijing on March 9. (Xinhua/Chen Yehua)
Strong winds bring dust to Beijing
BEIJING, March 9 (Xinhua) -- Strong winds dispersed Beijing's lingering haze, but ushered in dust storms and a sharp temperature drop on Saturday.
The Beijing Meteorological Station on Saturday morning forecast that strengthening winds would bring strong breezes to gales with dust to Beijing, causing temperatures to drop 7 to 9 degree Celsius. Full story