Frankenstorm Eats New York

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Frankenstorm Eats New York

  1. This nighttime satellite image of Hurricane Sandy was acquired by the Visible InfraredImaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite around 2:42 a.m. EasternDaylight Time, on October 28, 2012. (Suomi NPP, NASA, NOAA)
  2. October 30, 2012. I live and work inManhattan. Frankenstorm (akaHurricane Sandy) just paid a visit, killed 33people (so far), forced Obama to declare NewYork a “major disaster” , left 6.7million people without power, left downtownManhattan under water, destroyed 50homes in Queens, NY alone, shut downthe subway, airports, bridges, tunnels andthe stock market for the first weather-related closure in 27 years. Here are some(graphic) photos I found around the web. - Sean Black
  3. A City under siege. New York taxis are stranded on a flooded street in Queens (The Telegraph,Photo: Xinhua /Landov / Barcroft Media)
  4. Streets are flooded under the Manhattan Bridge in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn, New York, onOctober 29, 2012. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of masstransit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening adangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain. (The Atlantic. AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
  5. On Instagram, @andjelicaaa and @bmorrissey captured this ominous image of Janes Carouselmorphing into an island in Brooklyn Bridge Park:
  6. Seawater pours into the Ground Zero construction site in New York, on October 29, 2012. (The Atlantic AP Photo/ John Minchillo)
  7. A surveillance camera captures water surging into the PATH station in Hoboken, NewJersey, as it is flooded shortly before 9:30 p.m. on October 29, 2012. (The Atlantic, AP Photo/Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)
  8. Rising water, caused by Hurricane Sandy, rushes into a subterranean parking garage onOctober 29, 2012, in New Yorks Financial District. (The Atlantic, Andrew Burton/GettyImages)
  9. The Plaza along Water Street in lower Manhattan is flooded after Superstorm Sandy hit NewYork City (Picture: EPA/JUSTIN LANE)
  10. Firefighters evaluate the scene of an apartment building which had the front wall collapse dueto Hurricane Sandy in New York, on October 29, 2012. (The Atlantic, Andrew Burton/GettyImages)
  11. Blackout conditions in Manhattan, after Hurricane Sandy hit, on October 29, 2012. (TheAtlantic, Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  12. A man in snorkelling gear and his friend wade through the flooded streets of Brooklyn, NewYork, on October 29, 2012 as Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the northeastern UnitedStates. (The Atlantic, Reuters/Gary He)
  13. A blacked-out New York City skyline, on October 29, 2012. (The Atlantic, Reuters/Gary He)
  14. Residents, lit by police vehicles, stand outside their homes during a power outage in LowerManhattan, on October 29, 2012. New York power company Consolidated Edison said onMonday that it had shut off power to part of Lower Manhattan to protect electrical equipmentand to allow for quicker restoration after Hurricane Sandy passes. (The Atlantic, Reuters/Adrees Latif)
  15. Seawater floods the entrance to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in New York, on October 29, 2012.(The Atlantic, AP Photo/ John Minchillo)
  16. New York Fire Department rescue boats, along 14th street, heading toward the East River on arescue mission in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, on October 29, 2012, in New York. (TheAtlantic, AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)
  17. A visitor in a bathrobe does a cartwheel in the rain while visiting an empty Times Square inNew York, on October 29, 2012. (Reuters/Adrees Latif)
  18. A flooded street in New Yorks Financial District, on on October 29, 2012. (Picture: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  19. A parking lot full of yellow cabs is flooded as a result of superstorm Sandy on Tuesday, Oct. 30,2012 in Hoboken, NJ. (Photo: Charles Sykes, AP / AP2012)
  20. A view of the corner of 34th Street and 1st Street in Manhattan during rains from HurricaneSandy, on October 29, 2012. (Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
  21. Medical workers assist a patient into an ambulance during an evacuation of New YorkUniversitys Tisch Hospital, on October 29, 2012. The hospital is moving out more than 200patients after its backup generator failed when the power was knocked out by Sandy. (APPhoto/ John Minchillo)
  22. People take photos on a darkened flooded street during a blackout in Chelsea, as HurricaneSandy landed in New York, on October 29, 2012. (Reuters/Andrew Kelly)
  23. Power outage, caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 29, 2012 in Manhattan, New York.(Allison Joyce/Getty Images)
  24. A fire has destroyed at least two dozen homes in a flooded neighbourhood in the New York Cityborough of Queens. The Breezy Point district was left a smouldering tangle of wood and metalafter the blaze. Firefighters said it was a miracle that only two minor injuries were reported.(The Telegraph, Picture: Frank Franklin II/AP)
  25. A girl stands among homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in Breezy Point, NY(The Telegraph, Picture: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton)
  26. A view shows homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy at the Breezy Point sectionof the Queens borough of New York (The Telegraph, Picture: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton)
  27. Superstorm Sandy: major fire destroys homes in Breezy Point, Queens, New York (TheTelegraph, Picture: Frank Franklin II)
  28. Superstorm Sandy: major fire destroys homes in Breezy Point, Queens, New York, Fire-damaged homes are silhouetted against the sky (The Telegraph, Picture: Frank Franklin II)
  29. Firefighters approach Breezy Point to battle the blaze (The Telegraph, Picture: Frank FranklinII/AP)
  30. Water reaches street level at the West Street entrance to the Battery Park Underpass(The Telegraph, Picture: Louis Lanzano/AP)
  31. Staten Island Railways Clifton Shop is pictured in the aftermath of Sandy, in this MTA photo(The Telegraph, Picture: REUTERS/MTA)
  32. People look at destruction in South Street SeaportPicture: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
  33. Fire fighters evaluate the scene of an apartment building in New York after the front wall collapsed dueto Hurricane Sandy (The Telegraph, Picture: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  34. This photo issued by MTA New York City Transit shows an emergency dam erected across the traintracks at IRT Subway Lenox Terminal at 148th Street, in Harlem, New York, as part of floodpreparations (The Telegraph, Picture: EPA/MTA/LEONARD WIGGINS)
  35. A view from Exchange Place shows the skyline of lower Manhattan in darkness after a preventivepower outage (The Telegraph, Picture: REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz)
  36. Boats piled up by storm surge and the high tide lie in a pile at a marina in East Quogue, NewYork, on October 30, 2012. (The Atlantic, Reuters/Lucas Jackson)
  37. Cars floating in a flooded parking garage entrance, on October 30, 2012 in the FinancialDistrict of New York. (The Atlantic, Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  38. A dead deer lies among driftwood and debris left by a combination of storm surge fromHurricane Sandy and high tide in Southampton, New York, on October 30, 2012. The Atltantic,Reuters/Lucas Jackson
  39. A car crushed by a tree following Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New Yorks FinancialDistrict. (The Atlantic, Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
  40. A truck drives through water pushed over a road by Hurricane Sandy in Southampton, NewYork, on October 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy, the monster storm bearing down on the EastCoast, strengthened on Monday after hundreds of thousands moved to higher ground, publictransport shut down and the stock market suffered its first weather-related closure in 27years. (Reuters/Lucas Jackson)
  41. New Yorks empty Hugh L. Cary Tunnel (formerly the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel), which will beclosed at 2 p.m. on October 29, 2012. (The Atlantic, MTA New York City Transit/LeonardWiggins)
  42. An abandoned home, inundated with water at Shinnecock Bay in Southampton, New York, on October29, 2012. (The Atlatnic, Reuters/Lucas Jackson)
  43. Hurricane Sandy, pictured at (10:40 a.m. Eastern) on October 29, 2012 by NASAs GOES satellite,churns off the east coast in the Atlantic Ocean. (NASA via Getty Images)
  44. A sailboat smashes on the rocks after breaking free from its mooring on City Island, on October 29,2012 in New York. (The Atlantic, Don Emert/AFP/Getty Images)
  45. The Hudson River swells and rises over its banks flooding the Lackawanna train station inHoboken, New Jersey, on October 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
  46. Manhattan, shot from Hoboken Pier walkway around 12:30pm on October 29, 2012.(Picture: © Joe Smolenski)
  47. A historic ferry boat named the Binghamton, swamped by the waves on the Hudson River inEdgewater, New Jersey, on October 29, 2012 as Hurricane Sandy lashed the East Coast. (TheAtlantic, AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
  48. Sailboats rock in choppy water at a dock along the Hudson River Greenway during a storm, onOctober 29, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Furticella)
  49. U.S. Route 30, the White Horse Pike, one of three major approaches to Atlantic City, NewJersey, covered with water from Absecon Bay in this view looking west, during the approach ofHurricane Sandy, on October 29, 2012. (The Atlantic, Reuters/Tom Mihalek)
  50. A NYPD officer stands guard at the 42nd street subway station in Times Square.(Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY, AFP/Getty Images / 2012 AFP)
  51. A view from Exchange Place shows the skyline of lower Manhattan in darkness after apreventive power outage (The Atlantic, Picture: REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz)
  52. A flooded street in Manhattan as Hurricane Sandy approached New York City on October 29. (Picture: Shen Hong/Xinhua/Zuma)
  53. Fictitious picture of what Sandy flooding New York Subway System could look like (Picture: Gizmodo)
  54. Ocean waves kick up near homes along Peggoty Beach in Scituate, Massachusetts, on October29, 2012. (The Atlantic, AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
  55. A man walks past a subway station entrance in lower Manhattan. (Picture: CNN Money)
  56. Red Hook, Brooklyn streets are flooding, particularly in this warehouse district (Picture: NickCope https://twitter.com/greenpainting/status/262894932648402944)
  57. Red Hook, Brooklyn streets are flooding, particularly in this warehouse district (Picture:unknown)
  58. The floor of the New York Stock Exchange is empty of traders, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.(Photo: AP / SL)
  59. The HMS Bounty, a 180-foot sailboat, is submerged in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Sandyapproximately 90 miles southeast of Hatteras, North Carolina, on October 29, 2012. Of the 16-person crew, the Coast Guard rescued 14, recovered a woman who was later pronounced dead andare still searching for the captain. The HMS Bounty was built for the 1962 film Mutiny On TheBounty and was also used in Pirates Of The Caribbean. (The Atlantic, Petty Officer 2nd Class TimKuklewski/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)
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