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Q: Am I being paranoid?

Or is this scenario possible?  I honestly don't know and am too lazy to research the subject.  So, I'm asking our fine readers here on ecc.  Is it possible for there to be a massive loss of life due to suffocation caused by a sandstorm?  Really, could a massive sandstorm blow in from the Gobi and actually suffocate everything/everyone in it's path?  I'm not educated regarding this, but looking at the photos of what's happening in North China it seems that it is very possible.

2 years 27 weeks ago in  Health & Safety - China

 
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I saw pic yesterday and I wanted to repost with 'How is in Bj?' ... Apparently, PM readings are off the charts ....

 

I 'finish-it' with 'Lucky, I am not there!' thought.

 

RT has several pics at this link:

 

https://www.rt.com/news/387164-beijing-china-sandstorm-pollution/

 

Beijing government data showed that the average readings of PM2.5 – the smallest and most harmful particles in the air – had risen to 684 micrograms per cubic meter in parts of the city by Thursday afternoon – more than 27 times the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommended exposure level over 24 hours.

Children and the elderly have been told to stay indoors, while drivers have been instructed to take extra precautions on the road.

Warning to the drives means 'grave danger ....'

'can't see anything out of the window, but I must breathe .... garbage ...' Beijing might go entirely indoors similar to 'no 02/settlements in space' in 10-20 years time.

 

 

I am looking more at this (OT):  

 

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-05-04/someone-blowing-rbc-warns-china...

 

 

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a couple of years ago when i worked in a training school there was a similar storm in Beijing.

students were told to stay at home while the FT's were expected to be present for work - you can guess how boring the day was, and how pissed off we were being expected to expose ourselves to the pollution while others could stay at home.

 

yes, it is possible for those with breathing difficulties (no great leap of the imagination that there are many in as polluted a city as Beijing) and the particles would make functioning normally difficult, but no more so than on an ordinary day of heavy pollution.

one difference being that there is a lot of grit being blown around as well as smaller particles, so you could be easily be 'eating dirt' if not masked while out.

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No, you are not paranoid.

 

One of the first lessons dalu spiritual deadbeats have to learn, on multiple levels is --- you pay for what you get, as the PRC cult is all about cooking up conduits, mostly unethical, to circumvent this truth, a both scientific and spiritual truth. 

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Sandstorms are far more dangerous than your average polluted air. The sand carries all sorts of nasty and potentially deadly bacteria in the air with it.

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I was caught in a mild, compared to this one now, sandstorm several years ago in BJ.  Never forgot it...   Be really weird if we wake up some day and the news comes on telling us millions have perished from suffocation caused by an apocalyptic SS.

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Other than Korea, this is another reason for staying away from North Eastern China. Have you noticed how many ads there are for FTs in the North East. I guess the regulations and the continuing pollution might force the wages to go up.

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