"Powerful Storm Devastates New York, New Jersey"

"Storm-ravaged residents of New York and New Jersey began urgent recovery efforts Tuesday after a nighttime pummeling from Hurricane Sandy, which caused widespread flooding, raging fires and broad power outages and left at least 40 people dead from Connecticut to North Carolina."

"Storm-ravaged residents of New York and New Jersey began urgent recovery efforts Tuesday after a nighttime pummeling from Hurricane Sandy, which caused widespread flooding, raging fires and broad power outages and left at least 40 people dead from Connecticut to North Carolina.

Mighty New York City was largely paralyzed, its pivotal subway system flooded and numerous bridges and tunnels shut down. Wall Street’s financial markets were shuttered for a second day — the longest weather-related closure in 124 years — while authorities warned that it would be days, if not weeks, before the city returned to normal."
 
Dan Eggen and William Branigin report for the Washington Post October 30, 2012.

SEE ALSO:

New York Times Sandy Coverage Portal Page

"East Coast Crippled By Gigantic Storm, 30 Dead" (Reuters)

"Sandy's U.S. Death Toll Reaches 48; 8 Million Without Power" (Los Angeles Times)

"NBC-TV Reporting 20,000 People in Hoboken Trapped By Flood Waters" (Jersey Journal)

"National Guard Arrives in Flooded Hoboken, NJ, To Help Evacuate Residents, Deliver Supplies" (AP)

"VIDEO: Breezy Point, Queens Reels From Hurricane-Caused Inferno" (Climate Desk)

"Wind-Driven Flames Reduce Scores of Homes to Embers in Queens Enclave" (New York Times)

"Hurricane Sandy Spills Sewage, Triggers Toxic Troubles" (Huffington Post)

"Nuclear Plants Get Through the Storm With Little Trouble" (Green/NYT)

"Devastated: New York and New Jersey Survey the Damage" (ENS)

"For Years, Warnings That It Could Happen Here" (New York Times)

"South of 25th Street, No Lights and Lots of Dead Cellphones" (New York Times)

"East Begins to Stir After 2 Days of Hunkering Down" (AP)

"Obama to Visit Storm Victims as Campaign Rolls On" (AP)

"Superstorm Sandy's Extremes, by the Numbers" (AP)

"In Storm Deaths, Mystery, Fate and Bad Timing" (New York Times)

"Crippled NYC Subways Could Hamper Storm Recovery" (AP)

Source: Wash Post, 10/31/2012