Beijing, June 10 (Xinhua) - Beijing has reported the lowest monthly reading for PM2.5, since the records started in 2013.

Due to" target="_BLANK">favorable weather conditions, the average concentration of the city of PM2.5 in May stood at 20 micrograms per cubic meter, which was also the best level in 28 cities in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, as well as its neighboring regions, the Municipal Ecology of Ecology and Environment of Beijing, said on Thursday.

Last month, Beijing also reported low levels of other important pollutants, such as sulfur dioxide, PM10 and nitrogen dioxide. .

During the January-May period, the average reading of PM2.5 in the Chinese capital stood at 46 micrograms per cubic meter, the office said.

PM2.5, which refers to air particles under 2.5 micrometers in diameter, raises serious health risks.

The city has taken a series of measures to further improve air quality, including the promotion of new energy vehicles, dust control at construction sites and Reductions of polluting emissions to address ozone contamination during the summer months. EndItem

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