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PHOTOS - Major Flooding in NYC - Hurricane #Sandy
Video, explosion at ConEd facility
The initial explosion at the Con Ed Plant,
LIVE Hurricane Sandy Coverage - The Weather Channel
6:23AM GMT 30 Oct 2012
Sandy made landfall in New Jersey at 8pm local time (midnight GMT), leaving Atlantic City underwater, and hurling a record-breaking 13-foot wall of seawater at New York City.
Water sloshed into Manhattan from three sides, surging between skyscrapers in the financial district and pouring in to road and subway tunnels.
A spectacular explosion occurred at a power sub-station in Manhattan and 250,000 people there were plunged into darkness.
New York University hospital lost backup power and had to be evacuated, and a
huge partially collapsed crane continued to dangle precariously from a Manhattan
Several buildings in Queens went on fire and firefighters used boats to rescue people.
On coastal Long Island neighbourhoods were under water, and police car was lost rescuing 14 people from the popular resort Fire Island.
FULL STORY & PICS: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9642154/...