Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Sandy Disaster Photos

FIFTY DEAD...and it's NOT over: Obama's grim warning as he prepares to visit scenes of hurricane 'major disaster' tomorrow

  • Storm damage projected at £12bn // Ten people in New York among the dead // Many killed by falling trees
  • President Barack Obama has declared a 'major disaster' in New York and Long Island
  • President announces that he will visit New Jersey on Wednesday and warns that the crisis 'is not yet over'
  • At least 7.4m properties across US East have lost power // New York City could be without power for a week
  • NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg: 'Tragically we expect that number to go up' referring to New York death toll 
  • Record 13ft storm surge threatening lower Manhattan and howling winds left crane hanging from high-rise building
  • Over 15,000 flights across the globe grounded due to Superstorm Sandy 
  • NYU Hospital loses backup power and evacuates patients // Nuclear power plant on alert
  • More than 190 firefighters battled blaze destroying more than 80 homes in Breezy Point 
  • Stock trading is closed in the US again for a second day running -  last time it was closed for two days was 1888
  • Classified as a post-tropical cyclone, Sandy is expected to turn north and track back into New York state tonight

Read more:
Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

No comments: