Apocalyptic dust storm engulfs India's Golden City
Remember that scene in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol when that massive sandstorm rolled into Dubai, and you rolled your eyes at the ludicrous impossibility of it. "That's not what sand storms look like!" you said to your friend... well, apparently, according to video captured in the Indian city of Jaisalmer, they can do...
Yesterday, a monster dust storm rolled across the city in the north-west state of Rajasthanand, sending people into a panic.
Captured on video a giant wall of dust swept across the city, blocking out the sun. Witnesses report that "day became night" as soon as the sandstorm stuck the city.
Local residents watched the weather phenomenon from their roofs while capturing the moment, and the videos quickly went viral, recording thousands of views online from around the world.
The so-called 'Golden City' of India is prone to deadly dust storms that can surround the area.
The Jaisalmer Fort is UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is also known as the Golden Fort or Sonar Quila.
The city is also major tourist attraction for its sand dunes.
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