China Hit By Largest Ever Algae Bloom

The seas off China have been hit by their largest ever growth of algae, ocean officials said, with vast waves of green growth washing onto the shores of the Yellow Sea

The seas off China have been hit by their largest ever growth of algae, ocean officials said, with vast waves of green growth washing onto the shores of the Yellow SeaPicture: AFP/GETTY IMAGES

However, it didn't put beachgoers off from swimming and playing in the green tide in the eastern city of Qingdao

However, it didn’t stop beachgoers from swimming and playing in the green tide in the eastern city of QingdaoPicture: REX FEATURES

A young boy lies on the algae covered beach

A young boy lies on the algae covered beach     Picture: REX FEATURES

Qingdao officials said they had removed around 7,335 tonnes of algae

People have fun on the beach despite it being covered by algae     Picture: REX FEATURES

Bulldozers have been begun to try and shovel up tonnes of algae from the sandPicture: REX FEATURES