PHOTOS & VIDEOS
In the Dark
Hurricane Sandy took out power in millions of homes and businesses, including many in New York City—the City That Never Sleeps. Here, part of the Manhattan skyline sits in darkness on October 30.
A boat rests on the tracks at a Metro-North Railroad station, in Ossining, New York. In the days after Sandy, public transportation in the Northeast was slowly returning as crews cleared debris from tracks.
Flood and Fire
Parts of Breezy Point, in Queens, New York, were destroyed by fire and flooding on October 30, the day after Sandy swept through the coastal community. Flames destroyed more than 100 homes.
In this view from the TIME For Kids offices, in New York City, a giant construction crane dangles over city streets from the top of a 74-story building. The crane partially collapsed during high winds from Sandy.
Dozens of New York City taxis, parked in a lot in Weehawken, New Jersey, are submerged in floodwaters from Sandy.
This car came from a kids’ ride on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. On October 31, it was found half buried in sand, about eight miles to the north of its original boardwalk location.
When Sandy made landfall in the U.S., the storm collided with a wintry storm from the west and cold air coming down from the Arctic—dumping 19 inches of snow in parts of West Virginia.