20 Photos of Sandstorms Eating up Entire Cities

 
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    August 21, 2012 at 6:00 am


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    Gazing at the wonderous skyscrapers of Dubai, it’s hard to imagine that this could become a ghost town. But, it’s quite possible that oil could run out, maintenance dries up and the sand moves in to bury everything. Picture the end of “Planet of the Apes,” except instead of the Statue of Liberty, it’s the tip of the world’s once-tallest building. By the way, spoiler alert for both the end of “Planet of the Apes” and prosperous Middle Eastern oil barons. To prepare us for this unique landscape, we found 20 photos of sandstorms eating up entire cities:

     
     
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