RSS
Hurricane Sandy: Incredible photos and first-hand accounts of the damage
Residents along the East Coast take to social media to report on the devastation caused by the deadly Frankenstorm
Amid the relentless rain and wind, the wall of an apartment building in lower Manhattan collapsed on Oct. 29, revealing a dollhouse-like cutaway of the contents inside.
Amid the relentless rain and wind, the wall of an apartment building in lower Manhattan collapsed on Oct. 29, revealing a dollhouse-like cutaway of the contents inside.
Andrew Burton/Getty Images
A

s the sun set Monday night, Hurricane Sandy began lashing the eastern United States with high winds and heavy rains, leaving many areas flooded and without power, and killing more than a dozen people. The storm made landfall in Atlantic City, N.J., at around 8 p.m. and left the gambling mecca completely flooded before churning its way up to New York City, where significant flooding brought the mass transit system to its knees. More than 7 million people in the Northeast are still without electricity, with utility companies warning that it could be days or weeks before power is restored. Here, a look at some of the damage left in the wake of the Frankenstorm:

 

EDITORS' PICKS

THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER

Subscribe to the Week