Atlantic Hurricane Sandy
All the latest world news dedicated to hurricane Sandy, relating to Atlantic hurricanes in 2012. It was formed October 22, 2012, affecting Jamaica, Cuba, the Bahamas, Haiti and began to move slowly to the north, continuing to gain momentum. The maximum wind reached 175 km / h, and it is only committed data.
Currently, the hurricane Sandy rages on the east coast of the United States and Canada. At least 10 people were killed in the eastern United States, and the total number of victims has exceeded 70 people. A significant part of New York - the city that never sleeps - plunged into darkness, the central streets turned into rivers, closed tunnels, bridges.
By the way, the most devastating hurricanes usually give women's names.
3 days since the formation of the Atlantic hurricane Sandy, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 25 October 2012. On this island, the element has claimed the lives of 52 people.
It looked like Port-au-Prince in Haiti October 25, 2012.
Kingston - the capital and main port of Jamaica on 24 October 2012. In the Bahamas, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico from Hurricane Sandy killed one person.
Glamor machine on Liberty Island. Havana, Cuba, October 25, 2012. Here, Cuban media reported 11 dead
The city of Santiago, October 27, 2012
The majority of victims in Cuba from Hurricane Sandy have lost their lives under fallen trees or collapsed buildings. The city of Santiago de Cuba, October 26, 2012.
In the meantime, Sandy hurricane moved slowly northward. Cape Cape May, New Jersey, October 28, 2012.
The Americans are preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy thoroughly. This Connecticut - a state in the northeastern United States, October 28, 2012.
Atlantic City - the gambling capital of the US East Coast, 28 October 2012. Deserted streets, boarded up windows ...
Brave the New York police.
New York before disaster strikes, people buy products, matches, candles and canned, October 28, 2012.
The Atlantic hurricane Sandy hit the US East Coast and is currently rapidly moving inland. In 9 states declared a state of emergency. The first impact of elements took residents of New Jersey. City of Atlantic City and many other small towns disappeared under the water.
Maryland, October 28, 2012.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the evacuation of all coastal areas of the city. He appealed to residents in just a few hours before hitting the Atlantic hurricane Sandy: "If you refuse to evacuate, you will not simply Exposure of your life at risk but also the lives of those people who will have to rescue you."
New York streets were deserted. Deserted Times Square in New York City, October 29, 2012.
In New York is free and on the roads, with the exception of the entrances to the major shopping centers. Do not operate airports, passengers languishing in waiting rooms. In the US, canceled thousands of flights.
This deserted Central Station - the oldest and the most famous railway station in New York, October 28, 2012. Located in the middle of Manhattan. According to the number of platforms (their 44) and tracks (their 67) is superior to any other station of the world
At the lower Manhattan are now flooded the lower part of the territories where the water rose has a meter. Manhattan is actually cut off from other parts of New York, here are closed tunnels and bridges, October 29, 2012.
Dam and covered with railroad tracks in New York.
The water began to flow even in the New York subway, which threatens real catastrophe.
To catch the last train. Metro New York, October 28, 2012.
A large part of New York - the city that never sleeps - plunged into darkness, October 19, 2012.
The world's largest NYSE and NASDAQ electronic exchange will be closed at least on Monday and Tuesday because of weather conditions. Such decision was accepted by the financial authorities and the country's stock exchanges leadership after the meeting. That has not happened since 1888.
Some pet owners leave their pets in special shelters, and then sought refuge. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg: "If you're at home or in a safe place, stay there. The time for evacuation expired. On the streets it is very dangerous, and every hour will become worse. "
The most important thing - it is the length of Hurricane Sandy. Its diameter is 1 000 km, and one way or another affect 23 staff, 60 million people will feel this element.
Night satellite picture of Hurricane Sandy, October 29, 2012.
On the way Hurricane trees continue to fall, wind gusts as high as 90 km / h. Cape May, New Jersey, October 29, 2012.
3 million. People in 11 states were left without electricity, and it is only the beginning. North Carolina, October 28, 2012.
Someone abandoned old house in Southampton, New York, 29 October 2012. Houses a la "the Russian heartland" and the United States are present.
According to meteorologists, the hurricane Sandy and peep into the US capital, Washington. Here the authorities to allow all federal employees not to come to work. October 29, 2012.
A view of Hurricane Sandy by satellite, October 29, 2012.
Obama: "We have taken all over the east coast of the measures in many areas of the state of emergency introduced."
Smashing sailboat, NY, October 29, 2012.
City of Atlantic City and many other small towns disappeared under the water. Flooded streets in Milford, Connecticut, October 29, 2012.
The main highway in Atlantic City, October 29, 2012.
Flooded station in Hoboken, New Jersey, October 29, 2012.
Apple Store on Fifth Avenue, 29 October 2012. At this point, the hurricane still approaching.
Before the US elections only a few days, and those voters who were supposed to vote early for President Obama will not be able to do this, so the outcome of the elections in the United States can also decide Hurricane Sandy. At least, so say analysts.
Maryland, October 29, 2012.
In this kind of weather at home and managed to still burn. Firefighters from New York, October 29, 2012.
But the worst may be yet to come. In the next few hours the weather conditions will be even worse, as Hurricane Sandy may face a cold front from Canada and form a new super-hurricane that has been dubbed dubbed "Frankenshtormom". He will bring new rain showers and snow, and wind speed will reach 100-120 km / h.
Massachusetts, October 29, 2012.
Manhattan, October 29, 2012.
A soldier is always on duty. National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, October 29, 2012.
Hudson River during the storm, New York October 29, 2012.
Skipping. Maine, October 29, 2012.
Maryland, October 29, 2012.
The State of New York, October 29, 2012.