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Hurricane Sandy Up and Down the Eastern Coast (Photos)


Epoch Times Staff
Created: October 29, 2012 Last Updated: November 3, 2012
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As Hurricane Sandy continues to track north, we bring you photos of the preparation and Sandy’s effects. For full coverage, please visit: Hurricane Sandy: Live Updates, New York City.

The Midtown skyline remains lit as Lower Manhattan remains mostly without power on November 1, 2012 in New York City.  (Afton Almaraz/Getty Images)

The Midtown skyline remains lit as Lower Manhattan remains mostly without power on November 1, 2012 in New York City.  (Afton Almaraz/Getty Images)

A couple walks past the remains of the Keansburg Amusement Park after Superstorm Sandy swept across the region, on November 1, 2012 in Keansburg, New Jersey. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A couple walks past the remains of the Keansburg Amusement Park after Superstorm Sandy swept across the region, on November 1, 2012 in Keansburg, New Jersey. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Resident Nico DeGallo cooks food to be be distributed to other residents for free in Manhattan’s East Village following Superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in New York City. East Village residents are still without power and some of the public housing buildings in the area flooded during the storm. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Resident Nico DeGallo cooks food to be be distributed to other residents for free in Manhattan’s East Village following Superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in New York City. East Village residents are still without power and some of the public housing buildings in the area flooded during the storm. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Jon Forrest Dohlin, director of the WCS New York Aquarium, surveys a sea lion exhibit while walking through flood waters. The Aquarium said Thursday it still hasn't been able to restore power to all exhibits yet. (Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Jon Forrest Dohlin, director of the WCS New York Aquarium, surveys a sea lion exhibit while walking through flood waters. The Aquarium said Thursday it still hasn't been able to restore power to all exhibits yet. (Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Ryan Nelsen (R) and Fields Harrington (2nd R, white shirt) ride a tandem bicycle to generate power as people wait for their cell phones to recharge on Avenue C in the East Village November 1, 2012 in New York as the city recovers from the effects of Hurricane Sandy. This neighborhood is in the area of Manhattan without any electrical power. The power station is in front of The Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, which has postponed their scheduled opening this month due to the storm. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Ryan Nelsen (R) and Fields Harrington (2nd R, white shirt) ride a tandem bicycle to generate power as people wait for their cell phones to recharge on Avenue C in the East Village November 1, 2012 in New York as the city recovers from the effects of Hurricane Sandy. This neighborhood is in the area of Manhattan without any electrical power. The power station is in front of The Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, which has postponed their scheduled opening this month due to the storm. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Clifford Seay (L) holds his girlfriend, Regina Yahara-Splain, while cleaning out her home, which was damaged by Superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in Highlands, New Jersey. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Clifford Seay (L) holds his girlfriend, Regina Yahara-Splain, while cleaning out her home, which was damaged by Superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in Highlands, New Jersey. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A hydraulic excavator dumps trash, aggregated into a central location after Superstorm Sandy destroyed numerous homes on November 1, 2012 in Highlands, New Jersey. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A hydraulic excavator dumps trash, aggregated into a central location after Superstorm Sandy destroyed numerous homes on November 1, 2012 in Highlands, New Jersey. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A man who identified himself as 'Joe' surveys the damage done to Paradise Park trailer park by Superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in Highlands, New Jersey. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A man who identified himself as 'Joe' surveys the damage done to Paradise Park trailer park by Superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in Highlands, New Jersey. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bridget De La Torre holds her daughter Neve, 3, as daughter Paz sits by while they rest and charge devices at a shelter for those affected by Superstorm Sandy at Saints Peter and Paul Church on November 1, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Bridget's family has no electricity or hot water and their car was destroyed by the flooding. They come to the shelter to charge devices and get news. Although flooding has subsided in Hoboken, many remain without power. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bridget De La Torre holds her daughter Neve, 3, as daughter Paz sits by while they rest and charge devices at a shelter for those affected by Superstorm Sandy at Saints Peter and Paul Church on November 1, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Bridget's family has no electricity or hot water and their car was destroyed by the flooding. They come to the shelter to charge devices and get news. Although flooding has subsided in Hoboken, many remain without power. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

A roller coaster sits in the Atlantic Ocean after the Fun Town pier it sat on was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

A roller coaster sits in the Atlantic Ocean after the Fun Town pier it sat on was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The Battery Park Tunnel, that connects Manhattan to Brooklyn, is flooded with an estimated 43 million gallons of water in each of its two tubes left from Hurricane Sandy in New York City, Nov. 1. Federal government will aid in pumping the water out of the tunnel into the Hudson River. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

The Battery Park Tunnel, that connects Manhattan to Brooklyn, is flooded with an estimated 43 million gallons of water in each of its two tubes left from Hurricane Sandy in New York City, Nov. 1. Federal government will aid in pumping the water out of the tunnel into the Hudson River. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

Thousands of people wait to board city buses into Manhattan at the newly opened Barclay's Center in Brooklyn as the city continues to recover from superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012, in New York, United States. Limited public transit has returned to New York and most major bridges have reopened but will require three occupants in the vehicle to pass. With the death toll currently over 70 and millions of homes and businesses without power, the US east coast is attempting to recover from the effects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by superstorm Sandy. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Thousands of people wait to board city buses into Manhattan at the newly opened Barclay's Center in Brooklyn as the city continues to recover from superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012, in New York, United States. Limited public transit has returned to New York and most major bridges have reopened but will require three occupants in the vehicle to pass. With the death toll currently over 70 and millions of homes and businesses without power, the US east coast is attempting to recover from the effects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by superstorm Sandy. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Commuters ride the F train November 1, 2012 in New York City. Limited public transit has returned to New York. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Commuters ride the F train November 1, 2012 in New York City. Limited public transit has returned to New York. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Lis Kimmelman waits with her daughter Sophia after their car stopped running while waiting for fuel at a Hess gas station on November 1, 2012 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Lis Kimmelman waits with her daughter Sophia after their car stopped running while waiting for fuel at a Hess gas station on November 1, 2012 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Robert Ikladous waits in a line with other vehicles stretching around several blocks to a Hess gas station on November 1, 2012 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Robert Ikladous waits in a line with other vehicles stretching around several blocks to a Hess gas station on November 1, 2012 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

An American flag flies in front of a home damaged by Hurricane Sandy on November 1, 2012 in Toms River, New Jersey.  (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

An American flag flies in front of a home damaged by Hurricane Sandy on November 1, 2012 in Toms River, New Jersey.  (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

People walk through Grand Central Terminal during the morning rush in Manhattan on November 1, 2012 in New York City. Some trains are back up and running into Grand Central following shutdowns in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

People walk through Grand Central Terminal during the morning rush in Manhattan on November 1, 2012 in New York City. Some trains are back up and running into Grand Central following shutdowns in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

 

A view of the Empire State Building and a partially powered Manhattan November 1, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

A view of the Empire State Building and a partially powered Manhattan November 1, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

People visit the Karma Kafe, one of the few open businesses, which set up a sidewalk shop October 31, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which made landfall along the New Jersey shore, has left parts of the state and the surrounding area flooded and without power. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

People visit the Karma Kafe, one of the few open businesses, which set up a sidewalk shop October 31, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which made landfall along the New Jersey shore, has left parts of the state and the surrounding area flooded and without power. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

People wait in line with gas canisters at a Getty gas station on October 31, 2012 in Sayreville, New Jersey. Many gas stations in Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties, and elsewhere in New Jersey are closed and sold out of gasoline due to extensive power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

People wait in line with gas canisters at a Getty gas station on October 31, 2012 in Sayreville, New Jersey. Many gas stations in Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties, and elsewhere in New Jersey are closed and sold out of gasoline due to extensive power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

An entrepreneur in the blackout zone in Midtown Manhattan lets people know he has candles to sell on Oct. 31, 2012. (Cindy Drukier/The Epoch Times)

An entrepreneur in the blackout zone in Midtown Manhattan lets people know he has candles to sell on Oct. 31, 2012. (Cindy Drukier/The Epoch Times)

Randee Tharp, 47, clears deep snow to access Rt. 7 on October 31, 2012 in Hutton, Maryland. Hurricane Sandy mixed with colder temperatures in higher elevations and dumped as much as 3 feet of snow in some places. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Randee Tharp, 47, clears deep snow to access Rt. 7 on October 31, 2012 in Hutton, Maryland. Hurricane Sandy mixed with colder temperatures in higher elevations and dumped as much as 3 feet of snow in some places. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Trick-or-Treaters make their way past a downed tree in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Farmingdale, New York. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Trick-or-Treaters make their way past a downed tree in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Farmingdale, New York. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Waves break in front of a destroyed amusement park wrecked by Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Waves break in front of a destroyed amusement park wrecked by Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

An abandoned police car is viewed on the heavily damaged beach in the Rockaway section of Brooklyn are all that remain after the historic boardwalk was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. With the death toll currently at 55 and millions of homes and businesses without power, the US east coast is attempting to recover from the affects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by Hurricane Sandy. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

An abandoned police car is viewed on the heavily damaged beach in the Rockaway section of Brooklyn are all that remain after the historic boardwalk was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. With the death toll currently at 55 and millions of homes and businesses without power, the US east coast is attempting to recover from the affects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by Hurricane Sandy. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Kevin Depew cleans his home on Peck Slip St., Lower East Side, which was flooded during Hurricane Sandy, in New York City, Oct. 31. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Kevin Depew cleans his home on Peck Slip St., Lower East Side, which was flooded during Hurricane Sandy, in New York City, Oct. 31. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

The remains of homes and businesses burned down in the Rockaway neighborhood during Hurricane Sandy are viewed on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The remains of homes and businesses burned down in the Rockaway neighborhood during Hurricane Sandy are viewed on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Yorkers wait in line to charge their phones on the Lower East Side, New York City on Oct. 31. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

New Yorkers wait in line to charge their phones on the Lower East Side, New York City on Oct. 31. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

The entrance and exit ramp are seen empty behind unused busses at the Port Authority Station October 31, 2012 in New York City. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

The entrance and exit ramp are seen empty behind unused busses at the Port Authority Station October 31, 2012 in New York City. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama comforts Hurricane Sandy victim Dana Vanzant as he visits a neighborhood in Brigantine, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012. Americans sifted through the wreckage of superstorm Sandy on Wednesday as millions remained without power. The storm carved a trail of devastation across New York City and New Jersey, killing dozens of people in several states, swamping miles of coastline, and throwing the tied-up White House race into disarray just days before the vote. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama comforts Hurricane Sandy victim Dana Vanzant as he visits a neighborhood in Brigantine, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012. Americans sifted through the wreckage of superstorm Sandy on Wednesday as millions remained without power. The storm carved a trail of devastation across New York City and New Jersey, killing dozens of people in several states, swamping miles of coastline, and throwing the tied-up White House race into disarray just days before the vote. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Yvette Diaz, who was left without electricity after Hurricane Sandy passed through, washes her hair with water coming out of a fire hydrant on the Lower East Side, New York City, Oct. 31. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Yvette Diaz, who was left without electricity after Hurricane Sandy passed through, washes her hair with water coming out of a fire hydrant on the Lower East Side, New York City, Oct. 31. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Some debris from hurricane Sandy lies on the boardwalk along the Lower East Side, New York, on Oct. 31. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Some debris from hurricane Sandy lies on the boardwalk along the Lower East Side, New York, on Oct. 31. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

People board a bus on Avenue A in New York, Oct. 31. With no subway system running, the city is relying on free buses to transport people. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

People board a bus on Avenue A in New York, Oct. 31. With no subway system running, the city is relying on free buses to transport people. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Gary Silberman surveys his home that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Lindenhurst, New York, United States. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Gary Silberman surveys his home that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Lindenhurst, New York, United States. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Food is handed out to residents by the Caring Foundation in the Rockaway section of Queens after Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Food is handed out to residents by the Caring Foundation in the Rockaway section of Queens after Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

People (bottom) walk near the remains of burned homes after Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Over 50 homes were reportedly destroyed in a fire during the storm. At least 50 people were reportedly killed in the U.S. by Sandy. New York City was hit especially hard with widespread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

People (bottom) walk near the remains of burned homes after Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Over 50 homes were reportedly destroyed in a fire during the storm. At least 50 people were reportedly killed in the U.S. by Sandy. New York City was hit especially hard with widespread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Floodwaters recede to reveal a fleet of yellow cabs on October 31, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Known as the Mile Square City, the low-lying neighborhoods suffered deep flooding resulting from the storm surge associated with Hurricane Sandy. (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Floodwaters recede to reveal a fleet of yellow cabs on October 31, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Known as the Mile Square City, the low-lying neighborhoods suffered deep flooding resulting from the storm surge associated with Hurricane Sandy. (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Damage is viewed in the Rockaway neighborhood where the historic boardwalk was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Damage is viewed in the Rockaway neighborhood where the historic boardwalk was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cars piled on top of each other at the entrance to a garage on South Willliam Street in Lower Manhattan October 31, 2012 in New York as the city begins to clean up after Hurricane Sandy. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Cars piled on top of each other at the entrance to a garage on South Willliam Street in Lower Manhattan October 31, 2012 in New York as the city begins to clean up after Hurricane Sandy. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Natural Gas technician Carlos Rojas inspects a leaking gas main that is under water at a home damaged by Hurricane Sandy, on Oct. 31, 2012 in Long Beach Island, New Jersey. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

New Jersey Natural Gas technician Carlos Rojas inspects a leaking gas main that is under water at a home damaged by Hurricane Sandy, on Oct. 31, 2012 in Long Beach Island, New Jersey. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

A Firefighter walks among the remains of homes burned down in the Rockaway neighborhood during Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 31, in the Queens borough of New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) ,

A Firefighter walks among the remains of homes burned down in the Rockaway neighborhood during Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 31, in the Queens borough of New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) ,

Visitors check out storm damage from Hurricane Sandy on the Western Concourse on Oct. 31, 2012 in Amity Harbor, New York. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Visitors check out storm damage from Hurricane Sandy on the Western Concourse on Oct. 31, 2012 in Amity Harbor, New York. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama (L) speaks as (L-R) Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panett, and Housing and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan listen at FEMA headquarters about cleanup efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy Oct. 31, 2012 in in Washington, DC. Obama will be touring parts of storm ravavaged New Jersey later in the day. (Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama (L) speaks as (L-R) Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panett, and Housing and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan listen at FEMA headquarters about cleanup efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy Oct. 31, 2012 in in Washington, DC. Obama will be touring parts of storm ravavaged New Jersey later in the day. (Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images)

 

The foundations to the historic Rockaway boardwalk are all that remain after it was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The foundations to the historic Rockaway boardwalk are all that remain after it was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) rings the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange on the first day of opening since Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012 in New York City. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) rings the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange on the first day of opening since Hurricane Sandy October 31, 2012 in New York City. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

People attempt to fit onto a crowded bus on First Avenue on October 31, 2012 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

People attempt to fit onto a crowded bus on First Avenue on October 31, 2012 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

John Shammah, a Con Edison employee, speaks to co-workers while working on a steam pipe on First Avenue on October 31, 2012 in New York City. Residents and businesses across the eastern seaboard are attempting to return to their daily lives and normal operations as clean-up from Hurricane Sandy continues. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

John Shammah, a Con Edison employee, speaks to co-workers while working on a steam pipe on First Avenue on October 31, 2012 in New York City. Residents and businesses across the eastern seaboard are attempting to return to their daily lives and normal operations as clean-up from Hurricane Sandy continues. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A man rides a bicycle to generate electricity so residents can charge their cell phones after Hurricane Sandy left them without power, October 30, 2012 in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. The storm has claimed at least 40 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding accross much of the Atlantic seaboard leaving millions of people without power. US President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

A man rides a bicycle to generate electricity so residents can charge their cell phones after Hurricane Sandy left them without power, October 30, 2012 in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. The storm has claimed at least 40 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding accross much of the Atlantic seaboard leaving millions of people without power. US President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Ms. Alexa Cruz listens to Hurricane Sandy updates on her radio at a Duane Reade in Midtown Manhattan, New York, on Oct. 30, 2012. Many New Yorkers have resorted to convenience stores and restaurants to power up their devices. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Ms. Alexa Cruz listens to Hurricane Sandy updates on her radio at a Duane Reade in Midtown Manhattan, New York, on Oct. 30, 2012. Many New Yorkers have resorted to convenience stores and restaurants to power up their devices. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Residents have a party on the sidewalk during the blackout after Hurricane Sandy, October 30, 2012 in New York City. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Residents have a party on the sidewalk during the blackout after Hurricane Sandy, October 30, 2012 in New York City. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie updates members of the media on damage and recovery efforts related to Hurricane Sandy from the emergency operations center at State Police Headquarters on October 30, 2012 in Ewing, New Jersey. High winds and a massive storm surge caused major destruction to the Jersey Shore and throughout the Garden State. (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie updates members of the media on damage and recovery efforts related to Hurricane Sandy from the emergency operations center at State Police Headquarters on October 30, 2012 in Ewing, New Jersey. High winds and a massive storm surge caused major destruction to the Jersey Shore and throughout the Garden State. (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

A view looking down a darkened 30th Street at 8th Ave in New York City, on Oct. 30, 2012. About 2.4 million people lost electricity across New York State. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

A view looking down a darkened 30th Street at 8th Ave in New York City, on Oct. 30, 2012. About 2.4 million people lost electricity across New York State. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

People wait in line to fill containers with fuel at a Shell gas station October 30, 2012 in Edison, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which hit New York and New Jersey left much of Bergen County flooded and without power. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

People wait in line to fill containers with fuel at a Shell gas station October 30, 2012 in Edison, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which hit New York and New Jersey left much of Bergen County flooded and without power. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Fallen trees block the train tracks at the end of Glenwood Road, somewhere between Avenue H and Newkirk Station on the Q/B lines in Midwood, Brooklyn, at about 3 p.m., Oct. 30, 2012. (Kannan Sankaran/The Epoch Times)

Fallen trees block the train tracks at the end of Glenwood Road, somewhere between Avenue H and Newkirk Station on the Q/B lines in Midwood, Brooklyn, at about 3 p.m., Oct. 30, 2012. (Kannan Sankaran/The Epoch Times)

People who lost electricity congregate at the post office in Midtown Manhattan, New York, to get a charge on Oct. 30, 2012. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

People who lost electricity congregate at the post office in Midtown Manhattan, New York, to get a charge on Oct. 30, 2012. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Much of the New York City skyline sits in darkness after Hurricane Sandy, on Oct. 30. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Much of the New York City skyline sits in darkness after Hurricane Sandy, on Oct. 30. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

 

A family navigate their way home after flood waters receded to walkable levels Oct. 30, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

A family navigate their way home after flood waters receded to walkable levels Oct. 30, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

 

A Coy fish swims down Main Street in Little Ferry, New Jersey on Oct. 30. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

A Coy fish swims down Main Street in Little Ferry, New Jersey on Oct. 30. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

A destroyed vehicle sits near burnt homes and businesses after Hurricane Sandy on October 30, in the Rockaway section of the Queens borough of New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A destroyed vehicle sits near burnt homes and businesses after Hurricane Sandy on October 30, in the Rockaway section of the Queens borough of New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A man pushes a woman and a dog in a boat after their neighborhood experienced flooding due to Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A man pushes a woman and a dog in a boat after their neighborhood experienced flooding due to Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A woman cries on the shoulder of an emergency responder after being evacuated due to flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A woman cries on the shoulder of an emergency responder after being evacuated due to flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

People affected by flooding and fire from Hurricane Sandy get a ride in New York City Police Department trucks on October 30, in the Breezy Point area of Queens in New York. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

People affected by flooding and fire from Hurricane Sandy get a ride in New York City Police Department trucks on October 30, in the Breezy Point area of Queens in New York. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Streets remain flooded after Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Ocean City, New Jersey. Sandy made landfall last night on the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and record floodwaters. At least two dozen people were reported killed in the United States as millions of people in the eastern United States are experiencing widespread power outages, flooded homes and downed trees. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Streets remain flooded after Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Ocean City, New Jersey. Sandy made landfall last night on the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and record floodwaters. At least two dozen people were reported killed in the United States as millions of people in the eastern United States are experiencing widespread power outages, flooded homes and downed trees. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

A Fallen tree is blocking the street in Battle Hill section of White Plains, NY on Oct 30. (Lawrence Rweyemamu/The Epoch Times)

A Fallen tree is blocking the street in Battle Hill section of White Plains, NY on Oct 30. (Lawrence Rweyemamu/The Epoch Times)

A fireman on a bicycle surveys a street flooded by Hurricane Sandy on October 30, in Ocean City, New Jersey. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

A fireman on a bicycle surveys a street flooded by Hurricane Sandy on October 30, in Ocean City, New Jersey. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Owners of a business in the Tribeca area of Manhattan use a pump to siphon water from their basement on Oct. 30. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

Owners of a business in the Tribeca area of Manhattan use a pump to siphon water from their basement on Oct. 30. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

The facade of a building in the Chelsea area of Manhattan is revealed after Hurricane Sandy ripped through the area on Oct. 30. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

The facade of a building in the Chelsea area of Manhattan is revealed after Hurricane Sandy ripped through the area on Oct. 30. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

Ted Wondsel of Point Lookout, owner of Ted's Fishing Station, assesses the damage on October 30, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Ted Wondsel of Point Lookout, owner of Ted's Fishing Station, assesses the damage on October 30, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

A firefighter works to contain a fire that destroyed over 50 homes during Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York. At least 33 people were reported killed in the United States by Sandy as millions of people in the eastern United States have awoken to widespread power outages, flooded homes and downed trees. New York City was hit especially hard with wide spread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A firefighter works to contain a fire that destroyed over 50 homes during Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in the Breezy Point neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York. At least 33 people were reported killed in the United States by Sandy as millions of people in the eastern United States have awoken to widespread power outages, flooded homes and downed trees. New York City was hit especially hard with wide spread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

One of the 50 homes that was destroyed in a fire during Hurricane Sandy in Breezy Point, Queens on October 30, 2012 in New York. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

One of the 50 homes that was destroyed in a fire during Hurricane Sandy in Breezy Point, Queens on October 30, 2012 in New York. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Over 50 homes destroyed in a fire during Hurricane Sandy are viewed in Breezy Point, Queens on October 30, 2012 in New York, United States. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Over 50 homes destroyed in a fire during Hurricane Sandy are viewed in Breezy Point, Queens on October 30, 2012 in New York, United States. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama gives a statement about the Federal government's response to superstorm Sandy at a Red Cross in Washington on October 30, 2012. Damage from the mega-storm Sandy that blasted the US East Coast could hit $20 billion, disaster estimator Eqecat said, as economists put total losses to the economy at $30-50 billion. Meanwhile, Obama expressed sadness over deaths from Sandy and directed federal responders not to let up in their help to disaster areas after a top-level briefing. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama gives a statement about the Federal government's response to superstorm Sandy at a Red Cross in Washington on October 30, 2012. Damage from the mega-storm Sandy that blasted the US East Coast could hit $20 billion, disaster estimator Eqecat said, as economists put total losses to the economy at $30-50 billion. Meanwhile, Obama expressed sadness over deaths from Sandy and directed federal responders not to let up in their help to disaster areas after a top-level briefing. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

People stand on a mound of construction dirt to view the area where a 2,000-foot section of the 'uptown' boardwalk was destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

People stand on a mound of construction dirt to view the area where a 2,000-foot section of the 'uptown' boardwalk was destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

This photo just making it into the bureau. A view of Guilder Ave and Neptune/East 12 in Sheepshead Bay as the tide surged during the height of Hurricane Sandy on Monday October 29. The water breached the Bay wall bringing substantial flooding to basement apartments and businesses along Emmonds Avenue. (Christine Lin/The Epoch Times)

This photo just making it into the bureau. A view of Guilder Ave and Neptune/East 12 in Sheepshead Bay as the tide surged during the height of Hurricane Sandy on Monday October 29. The water breached the Bay wall bringing substantial flooding to basement apartments and businesses along Emmonds Avenue. (Christine Lin/The Epoch Times)

Blown-down branches blocked traffic in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood of West Harlem, New York City, on Oct. 30, 2012. An eyewitness reported "collapsed" hundred-year-old trees in a nearby park. (Courtesy of Carlos Suarez)

Blown-down branches blocked traffic in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood of West Harlem, New York City, on Oct. 30, 2012. An eyewitness reported "collapsed" hundred-year-old trees in a nearby park. (Courtesy of Carlos Suarez)

Tony Inclan trys to photograph himself while waves generated from the remnants Hurricane Sandy crash into the shoreline of Lake Michigan on October 30, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Waves up to 25 feet high generated by winds up to 50 miles-per-hour were expected on the lake. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Tony Inclan trys to photograph himself while waves generated from the remnants Hurricane Sandy crash into the shoreline of Lake Michigan on October 30, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Waves up to 25 feet high generated by winds up to 50 miles-per-hour were expected on the lake. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Men survey a large tree that fell during Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Washington, DC. The storm has claimed at least 33 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Men survey a large tree that fell during Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Washington, DC. The storm has claimed at least 33 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

People stand next to the windows of a closed coffee shop on 6th Avenue in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City on Oct. 30, 2012. They are taking advantage of free wireless access to the Internet. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

People stand next to the windows of a closed coffee shop on 6th Avenue in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City on Oct. 30, 2012. They are taking advantage of free wireless access to the Internet. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

The Brooklyn Battery Tunnel is flooded after a tidal surge caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Manhattan, New York. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

The Brooklyn Battery Tunnel is flooded after a tidal surge caused by Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Manhattan, New York. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

A flower pot boat floats in front of a bait and takle store on flooded Ocean Ave., on October 30, 2012 in Avalon, New Jersey. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

A flower pot boat floats in front of a bait and takle store on flooded Ocean Ave., on October 30, 2012 in Avalon, New Jersey. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Jolito Ortiz helps sweep water out of his friend's apartment while cleaning up after flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012, in the Lower East Side of New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Jolito Ortiz helps sweep water out of his friend's apartment while cleaning up after flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012, in the Lower East Side of New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A fallen tree that hit a car on Tuesday morning in Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York. (Katy Mantyk/The Epoch Times)

A fallen tree that hit a car on Tuesday morning in Mamaroneck, Westchester County, New York. (Katy Mantyk/The Epoch Times)

A man watches waves generated from the remnants Hurricane Sandy as they crash into the shoreline of Lake Michigan on October 30, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Waves up to 25 feet high generated by winds up to 50 miles-per-hour were expected on the lake. The storm has claimed at least 33 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

A man watches waves generated from the remnants Hurricane Sandy as they crash into the shoreline of Lake Michigan on October 30, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Waves up to 25 feet high generated by winds up to 50 miles-per-hour were expected on the lake. The storm has claimed at least 33 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

A boat rests on the tracks at Metro-North's Ossining Station on the Hudson Line on Oct. 30, 2012. Ossining takes about 40 minutes to get to by rail from Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan, New York. (MTA)

A boat rests on the tracks at Metro-North's Ossining Station on the Hudson Line on Oct. 30, 2012. Ossining takes about 40 minutes to get to by rail from Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan, New York. (MTA)

People walk on the Brooklyn Bridge, which remains closed to traffic after the city awakes to the effects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

People walk on the Brooklyn Bridge, which remains closed to traffic after the city awakes to the effects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A flooded street in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn is viewed after the city awakens to the affects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A flooded street in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn is viewed after the city awakens to the affects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A man walks his dog near downed powerlines in the wake of Hurricane Sandy October 30, 2012 in Chevy Chase, Md. The storm roared ashore late Monday, pounding several major cities with heavy rain and hurricane-force winds that toppled trees and ripped down power lines. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

A man walks his dog near downed powerlines in the wake of Hurricane Sandy October 30, 2012 in Chevy Chase, Md. The storm roared ashore late Monday, pounding several major cities with heavy rain and hurricane-force winds that toppled trees and ripped down power lines. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Debris litters a flooded street in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn after the city awoke to the effects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Debris litters a flooded street in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn after the city awoke to the effects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in New York. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A darkened Manhattan is viewed after much of the city lost electricity due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012. New York City was hit especially hard with widespread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A darkened Manhattan is viewed after much of the city lost electricity due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012. New York City was hit especially hard with widespread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Streetlights have no power iIn front of Battery Park on Tuesday morning after Hurricane Sandy. (Kristen Meriwether/The Epoch TImes)

Streetlights have no power iIn front of Battery Park on Tuesday morning after Hurricane Sandy. (Kristen Meriwether/The Epoch TImes)

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer received this photograph sent in from a local resident in Long Island City, Queens. Long Island City is seeing a significant rise along the East River at the Gantries. (Photo courtesy of Jimmy Van Bramer)

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer received this photograph sent in from a local resident in Long Island City, Queens. Long Island City is seeing a significant rise along the East River at the Gantries. (Photo courtesy of Jimmy Van Bramer)

The few tourists who are left in Times Square, New York City, still enjoy their time despite Hurricane Sandy passing through at about 9:45 p.m. on Oct. 29, 2012. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

The few tourists who are left in Times Square, New York City, still enjoy their time despite Hurricane Sandy passing through at about 9:45 p.m. on Oct. 29, 2012. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Rising water, caused by Hurricane Sandy, rushes into a subterranean parking garage on Oct. 29, in the Financial District of New York. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rising water, caused by Hurricane Sandy, rushes into a subterranean parking garage on Oct. 29, in the Financial District of New York. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Three customers in a deli at 9th and 32nd in New York City at about 10p.m. The manager Jimmy Ali said they are not planning on closing. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Three customers in a deli at 9th and 32nd in New York City at about 10p.m. The manager Jimmy Ali said they are not planning on closing. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

As Hurricane Sandy starts to approach strong gust of wind destroyed the facade of a building on the corner of 8th Ave and 14th Street in Manhattan on Oct 29, 2012. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

As Hurricane Sandy starts to approach strong gust of wind destroyed the facade of a building on the corner of 8th Ave and 14th Street in Manhattan on Oct 29, 2012. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

A man stands at Chelsea Piers as he watches the water from the Hudson River begin to flood onto the West Side Highway in New York City at around 8 p.m., Oct. 29. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

A man stands at Chelsea Piers as he watches the water from the Hudson River begin to flood onto the West Side Highway in New York City at around 8 p.m., Oct. 29. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

 

Water from the Hudson River floods the West Side Highway on Oct. 29, New York City. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

Water from the Hudson River floods the West Side Highway on Oct. 29, New York City. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

 

A car drives southbound on the West Side Highway in Manhattan as water floods the roadway, Monday around 8 p.m.. Soon after this picture was taken the northbound side started to flood as well. (Seth Holehouse/The Epoch Times)

A car drives southbound on the West Side Highway in Manhattan as water floods the roadway, Monday around 8 p.m.. Soon after this picture was taken the northbound side started to flood as well. (Seth Holehouse/The Epoch Times)

People walk through water on the beach near the time of high tide as Hurricane Sandy approaches Oct. 29 in Atlantic City, N.J. Hurricane Sandy drove a deadly tidal surge into coastal cities along the eastern U.S. coast and pushed storm-force winds, torrential rain, and heavy snow deep inland.  (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

People walk through water on the beach near the time of high tide as Hurricane Sandy approaches Oct. 29 in Atlantic City, N.J. Hurricane Sandy drove a deadly tidal surge into coastal cities along the eastern U.S. coast and pushed storm-force winds, torrential rain, and heavy snow deep inland.  (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Resident Kim Levan of Long Neck, Delaware, takes shelter with her dog Charlie at Cape Henlopen High School as Hurricane Sandy approaches Oct. 29, 2012. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Resident Kim Levan of Long Neck, Delaware, takes shelter with her dog Charlie at Cape Henlopen High School as Hurricane Sandy approaches Oct. 29, 2012. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Streets are under water as Hurricane Sandy approaches Oct. 29, 2012 in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall between Atlantic City and Cape May around 6 p.m. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Streets are under water as Hurricane Sandy approaches Oct. 29, 2012 in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall between Atlantic City and Cape May around 6 p.m. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Police officers and firefighters guard a scaffolding in the process of collapsing due to Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012 in New York City. What’s being called the storm of the century, threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Police officers and firefighters guard a scaffolding in the process of collapsing due to Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012 in New York City. What’s being called the storm of the century, threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

“Here we are marooned in Red Hook, Brooklyn!!” reads the tweet with this photo posted by Green Painting. (Courtesy of Green Painting)

“Here we are marooned in Red Hook, Brooklyn!!” reads the tweet with this photo posted by Green Painting. (Courtesy of Green Painting)

Local residents take shelter at Cape Henlopen High School as Hurricane Sandy approaches Oct. 29, 2012 in Lewes, Delaware. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Local residents take shelter at Cape Henlopen High School as Hurricane Sandy approaches Oct. 29, 2012 in Lewes, Delaware. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

A tourist struggles against gusting winds as the leading edge of Hurricane Sandy moves across the nation's capital on Oct. 29, 2012 in Washington, DC. Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall later this evening in southern New Jersey. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

A tourist struggles against gusting winds as the leading edge of Hurricane Sandy moves across the nation's capital on Oct. 29, 2012 in Washington, DC. Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall later this evening in southern New Jersey. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Waves crash against a previously damaged pier before landfall of Hurricane Sandy Oct. 29, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Storm-driven waves crashed ashore and flooded seafront communities across a swathe of the eastern United States as Hurricane Sandy barreled towards land. Officials warned that the threat to life and property was “unprecedented” and ordered hundreds of thousands of residents in cities and towns from New England to North Carolina to evacuate their homes and seek shelter. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Waves crash against a previously damaged pier before landfall of Hurricane Sandy Oct. 29, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Storm-driven waves crashed ashore and flooded seafront communities across a swathe of the eastern United States as Hurricane Sandy barreled towards land. Officials warned that the threat to life and property was “unprecedented” and ordered hundreds of thousands of residents in cities and towns from New England to North Carolina to evacuate their homes and seek shelter. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

A large planter is blown over as Hurricane Sandy approaches, in the Flatiron district in New York City on Oct. 29, 2012. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

A large planter is blown over as Hurricane Sandy approaches, in the Flatiron district in New York City on Oct. 29, 2012. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

A reporter runs from Air Force One after President Barack Obama returned at Andrews Air Force Base Oct. 29, 2012 in Maryland. Obama is returning from campaigning to Washington, D.C. to monitor Hurricane Sandy as it makes landfall. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

A reporter runs from Air Force One after President Barack Obama returned at Andrews Air Force Base Oct. 29, 2012 in Maryland. Obama is returning from campaigning to Washington, D.C. to monitor Hurricane Sandy as it makes landfall. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

A sailboat smashes on the rocks after breaking free from its mooring on City Island Oct. 29, 2012 in New York. Hurricane Sandy's winds picked up speed as the storm made a left turn toward the East Coast. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

A sailboat smashes on the rocks after breaking free from its mooring on City Island Oct. 29, 2012 in New York. Hurricane Sandy's winds picked up speed as the storm made a left turn toward the East Coast. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

The Holland Tunnel in New York City closed at 2 p.m. Monday until further notice due to Hurricane Sandy. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

The Holland Tunnel in New York City closed at 2 p.m. Monday until further notice due to Hurricane Sandy. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Water level rising in Battery Park, New York City, at midday on Oct. 29. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Water level rising in Battery Park, New York City, at midday on Oct. 29. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Waves crash over Winthrop Shore Drive in Winthrop, Mass., as Hurricane Sandy moves up the East coast on Oct. 29. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds, and possibly heavy snow to a wide area on the East Coast. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Waves crash over Winthrop Shore Drive in Winthrop, Mass., as Hurricane Sandy moves up the East coast on Oct. 29. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds, and possibly heavy snow to a wide area on the East Coast. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

A dog is dressed, ready for Hurricane Sandy in New York City, Oct. 29. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

A dog is dressed, ready for Hurricane Sandy in New York City, Oct. 29. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

Waves crash over Winthrop Shore Drive in Winthrop, Mass., as Hurricane Sandy moves up the East coast on Oct. 29. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Waves crash over Winthrop Shore Drive in Winthrop, Mass., as Hurricane Sandy moves up the East coast on Oct. 29. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

The Hudson River comes over the sea wall along the West Side Promenade in the Battery Park area in New York on Oct. 29, as New Yorkers prepare for Hurricane Sandy, which is supposed to hit the city later tonight. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

The Hudson River comes over the sea wall along the West Side Promenade in the Battery Park area in New York on Oct. 29, as New Yorkers prepare for Hurricane Sandy, which is supposed to hit the city later tonight. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

A car sits in a flooded street near the ocean ahead of Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29, in Atlantic City, N.J. Governor Chris Christie’s emergency declaration is shutting down the city’s casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

A car sits in a flooded street near the ocean ahead of Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29, in Atlantic City, N.J. Governor Chris Christie’s emergency declaration is shutting down the city’s casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

The Cape May Lighthouse can be seen as heavy surf from Hurricane Sandy pounds the shoreline on Oct. 29, in Cape May, N.J. Monday evening is when the full force of Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The Cape May Lighthouse can be seen as heavy surf from Hurricane Sandy pounds the shoreline on Oct. 29, in Cape May, N.J. Monday evening is when the full force of Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

A man stands on the beach as heavy surf from Hurricane Sandy pounds the shoreline, on Oct. 29 in Cape May, N.J. Later on Monday the full force of Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

A man stands on the beach as heavy surf from Hurricane Sandy pounds the shoreline, on Oct. 29 in Cape May, N.J. Later on Monday the full force of Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

 

Police officers and a worker outside the Bowling Green subway station Downtown Manhattan, Oct. 29. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Police officers and a worker outside the Bowling Green subway station Downtown Manhattan, Oct. 29. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

President Barack Obama speaks to the press in the briefing room of the White House Oct. 29, in Washington after being briefed in the Situation Room on the status of Hurricane Sandy as it approaches the Atlantic coast of the United States. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama speaks to the press in the briefing room of the White House Oct. 29, in Washington after being briefed in the Situation Room on the status of Hurricane Sandy as it approaches the Atlantic coast of the United States. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

 

A jogger runs in the rain as Hurricane Sandy tracks north on the Washington Harbor area located on the Potomac River on Oct. 29, in the Georgetown area of Washington. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

A jogger runs in the rain as Hurricane Sandy tracks north on the Washington Harbor area located on the Potomac River on Oct. 29, in the Georgetown area of Washington. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Workers on Vesey street remove fire escape stairs because of the danger of the wind, New York City, Oct. 29. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Workers on Vesey street remove fire escape stairs because of the danger of the wind, New York City, Oct. 29. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

 

A homeless person at the World Trade Center subway station on Barclay St, New York City, Oct. 29. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

A homeless person at the World Trade Center subway station on Barclay St, New York City, Oct. 29. (Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

 

Lisa Cellucci (L), holds her umbrella as it is blown backwards from Hurricane Sandy's winds, as her friend Kim Vo (R) looks on, Oct. 28, in Cape May, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline Monday evening, bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Lisa Cellucci (L), holds her umbrella as it is blown backwards from Hurricane Sandy's winds, as her friend Kim Vo (R) looks on, Oct. 28, in Cape May, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline Monday evening, bringing heavy winds and floodwaters. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Three woman in Chelsea decided they wanted to get some fresh air, “especially when nothing is happening.” Martine Delahaye (L) and Paulette Toth (C) are Chelsea residents, while Rose Milan (R) is visiting from Paris. The trio were walking around Battery Park, New York City midday Monday. (Kristen Meriwether/The Epoch Times)

Three woman in Chelsea decided they wanted to get some fresh air, “especially when nothing is happening.” Martine Delahaye (L) and Paulette Toth (C) are Chelsea residents, while Rose Milan (R) is visiting from Paris. The trio were walking around Battery Park, New York City midday Monday. (Kristen Meriwether/The Epoch Times)

 

A man walks down a flooded street ahead of Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29 in Atlantic City, N.J. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's emergency declaration shut down the city's casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

A man walks down a flooded street ahead of Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29 in Atlantic City, N.J. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's emergency declaration shut down the city's casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




   

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