Apr 19, 2014

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12 Most Memorable Photos of Hurricane Sandy – New York 2012

Hurricane Sandy covered the north-east coast of the United States, leaving behind a legacy in the form of floods, fires, fallen trees and millions of people left without electricity. Director of the municipal electricity company in New York has said that it is “the most massive power outage due to a natural disaster.” Now that the worst seems to be behind us, let’s look at the photos of the chaos left by Sandy as people battered elements of cities trying to get back to the familiar life.
1. A huge wave on the waterfront of Chicago. (Chicago Sun-Times)

2. Reporters going through the foam on the pier in Nags Head, North Carolina. The state government on Saturday declared a state of emergency. Connecticut and Delaware declared the forced evacuation of coastal homes. (AP Photo / Gerry Broome)

3. During Hurricane Sandy sailing ship “Bounty” sank in the Atlantic Ocean near the town of Hatteras, North Carolina. The Coast Guard rescued 14 and 16 crew members from a helicopter. A few hours later rescuers found another member of the crew, but she was already dead. The body of the captain was not found. (AP Photo / US Coast Guard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Tim Kuklewski)

4. Flooded street and beach Beach Avenue in Cape May. New Jersey. (Getty Images / Mark Wilson)

5. Highway number 30, one of the main roads to the Atlantic City, New Jersey, completely covered with water. (Reuters / Tom Mihalek)

6. SUV trying to drive through a flooded road in Southampton, New York. (Reuters / Lucas Jackson)

7. Cars almost in the water on the street, 14th Street in New York. (AP Photo / John Minchillo)

8. Flooded streets under the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn, New York. (AP Photo / Bebeto Matthews)


9. Water rushed into the underground car park in the financial district of New York. (Getty Images / Andrew Burton)

10. Water flows into the tunnel Carey in New York. (Getty Images / Andrew Burton)

11. Flooded building on the site of the construction at the World Trade Center in New York. (AP Photo / John Minchillo)

 12. Taxi parking in Hoboken, New Jersey. (AP Photo / Charles Sykes)

 13. Here’s one of the underground car parks in New York after the visit of hurricane Sandy. (Getty Images / Andrew Burton)

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