Published On:Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Posted by rahul sawhney
Hurricane Sandy or Superstorm Sandy reached New Jersey coastline on Monday Night with a speed of 80mph killing 16 peoples in U.S. till now.
The Superstorm Sandy also surged the seawater level at New York City by 13-foot ,flooding all the tunnels,subway stations in New York and also the electrical system that powers the Wall Street.
Till now Sandy has killed 82 peoples-66 people in Caribbean and 16 in U.S.
The power of the new York City was cut down and it was estimated that 6.2 million people were without electricity across East.
Stock Market will be closed in U.S on tuesday also-the 1st time ever that Stock Market is closed for two consecutive days due to bad weather since 1888-when a blizzard struck the city.
Around 8962 flights were cancelled and Amtrak suspended all the passenger train services across North-East for Monday and Tuesday.
Hurricane Sandy also made a landfall between 6 and 7 p.m on Monday near Long Beach Island at high tide under a full moon.
Also more than 200 patients from the New York University's Tisch Hospital were moved after its power went down and the backup generator also failed.
The construction crane on the top of a high building collapsed in high winds and dangled precariously above the building.The wind was said to be around 95 mph on top of the building according to the forecasters.