Flooding in Manhattan, 29 Oct
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Hurricane Sandy: Latest updates on Storm Sandy

"Super-storm" Sandy has swept into the eastern US coast, bringing severe flooding and claiming at least 13 lives.

Sandy caused a record surge of seawater in New York City, flooding car and subway tunnels and leaving much of lower Manhattan without power.

An estimated 50 million people could be affected, with up to one million ordered to evacuate homes.

At least five million people are without electricity.

  • 29 Oct 2012