Beijing: Worst sandstorm in a decade | DW News

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Entire buildings have been disappearing from sight in Beijing after the Chinese capital was hit by the worst sandstorm in a decade. The massive storm blew in from the Gobi desert and combined with near-record air pollution levels, choking everday life in the city. Hundreds of flights have been cancelled and commuters made their way to work through what some described as an apocalyptic landscape.

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