8 Cities that are going to disappear soon.

Blog By mariam  |  28-08-17

See the cities inside.

#8 San Francisco – USA

#8 San Francisco – USA

The research by the University of California forecasted a 75% possibility that an earthquake of a 7 or greater magnitude will occur by the end of this century destroying the city completely.


#7 Detroit

#7 Detroit

With the economic and demographic decline and move to suburbs, the declining population will turn Detroit into an Abandoned City. The parts of the city are already ghost towns and some areas look completely wild.


#6 Ivanovo, Russia

#6 Ivanovo, Russia

With low birth rate, high poverty, crime, drug, and alcohol abuse, high mortality rates, poor quality of dwellings, and “gray” businesses have destroyed the once thriving city, as the youth are leaving to seek an education and resettle somewhere.


#5 Venice, Italy

#5   Venice, Italy

With the underground water flooding the city very often, this beautiful city is sinking and the pace has increased rapidly over the last 100 years. The plans which were meant to protect the city have not been beneficial.


#4 Mexico City

#4  Mexico City

The city was initially built on a dried up lake bed which does not provide a solid foundation and hence the city is sinking into the ground. The city is sinking at the rate of 4 inches per year and had sunk 10 meters in past 60 years.


#3 Banjul – The Gambia

#3  Banjul – The Gambia

This small capital on the coast of the African country is facing rising ocean levels causing coastal erosion. The waterline is just 2km away from the trunk highway that links the city to the rest of the country.


#2 New York City

#2 New York City

As per the reports, the sea levels in NYC are expected to rise twice as fast as sea levels around the world. The city also faces a high risk of devastating storms.


#1 bangkok- Thailand

#1 bangkok- Thailand

With the rise in sea level, the city is sinking. The underground caverns are drained for drinking water thereby propelling the sinking and it is weakening the foundation of the city.








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