Beijing Shrouded in Orange as Sandstorm Sweeps In

Authorities issued an air pollution warning as a dust storm swept through China’s capital, Beijing, on March 15, turning skies orange and causing visibility to plummet.

This footage, posted to Instagram, shows the city clouded in orange dust on Monday.

The storm, which included sand blown from Mongolia, caused limited visibility and traffic disruptions, according to local news reports. The air quality in the city was rated as hazardous. Credit: @ona_____youtube via Storyful