Monday night Hurricane Sandy touched down in New York and New Jersey and wrecked havoc, causing massive flooding and millions of dollars in damage. MTA Chairman Joseph J. Lhota said of the storm, “In 108 years, our employees have never faced a challenge like the one that confronts us now.”
As Hurricane Sandy hits the East Coast, the first and longest boardwalk in the U.S. is floating in pieces through the streets of Atlantic City, New Jersey. [Update, 11/2: The pictures below represent a small portion of the Boardwalk. The oceanfront Boardwalk in front of the casinos appears, in the wake of the storm, to be undamaged.]
If you thought Irene was bad — take a look at this.
East Coast residents leisurely milling about outside and on the beach as the largest Atlantic storm of all time strikes. All photos taken today and throughout the weekend.
The latest on the East Coast storm that meteorologists are calling “unprecedented” and “the worst-case scenario coming true.”
Monday is the first day ever that both NYC and D.C. subways are having a pre-planned, system-wide closure. No Amtrak to get between the two, either. [UPDATE: Boston’s closing, too.]
This tweet by Lindsay Lohan has almost 2,000 retweets just 30 minutes after being published.
This brave soul was carrying around a cardboard tube gun and a home made sign in New York City. This dude is out for vengeance. And this time, it’s personal.
Moms come in many varieties, but all of them want to make sure you’re prepared for the frankenstorm. Add your own mom texts in the comments!
Too soon? The internet waits for no storm.
These folks have their priorities in order.
The implication here is that water is all that she eats.
Essential reading before the Frankenstorm washes the world away.
As your parents used to tell you, only boring people get bored.
Hurricane Sandy is now the largest tropical storm ever recorded in the Atlantic.
No power, no plumbing, no problems!
Get ready for Hurricane Sandy aka the Frankenstorm with these facts. Uh oh.
The shopping network finds a way to put a price tag on the hybrid weather monster predicted to make landfall… soon.
Hurricane Sandy is already pretty scary. In infrared, it’s downright horrifying.
Try and tell the difference between the real bad puns and fake bad puns of the Northeast’s looming storm.
A massive storm is about to hit the eastern coast of the US, and many are saying it could cause unprecedented damage.