Hurricane Sandy: The aftermath (pictures)

Hurricane Sandy: The aftermath (pictures)

Oct 30, 2012

Downtown Manhattan was hit incredibly hard. Here’s a photo from NY Governor Cuomo of the Whitehall subway station:
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The HMS Bounty – a 180-foot tall sailing vessel made to look like an old timey ship – sank into the Atlantic. One crewmember is dead and the captain is missing, although 14 others were rescued.
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A rainbow over Manhattan this morning…
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… and a tanker aground in Staten Island, from GMA:
 Hurricane Sandy: The aftermath (pictures)

Battery Park was totally flooded by the storm.
 Hurricane Sandy: The aftermath (pictures)

80 to 100 homes were destroyed by fire in Breezy Point, Queens, reports Mike Hayes:
 Hurricane Sandy: The aftermath (pictures)

Ground Zero, the site of the WTC and the 9/11 Memorial, flooding last night:
 Hurricane Sandy: The aftermath (pictures)

According to his Instagram, illusionist David Blaine survived; the street did not:
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CNN food reporter Kat Kinsman took pictures of the Gowanus flooding in Brooklyn:
 Hurricane Sandy: The aftermath (pictures)

Security footage in a New Jersey train station shows an iconic image… flood water breaking through doors:
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And finally, one of the only buildings in Manhattan with power last night was the Empire State Building:
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