Superstorm: Images of Hurricane Sandy

Posted Oct. 29, 2012, at 5 p.m.
A man wades through a street flooded during Hurricane Sandy in Ocean City, Maryland October 29, 2012. About 50 million people from the Mid-Atlantic to Canada were in the path of the nearly 1,000-mile-wide (1,600-km-wide) storm, which forecasters said could be the largest to hit the mainland in U.S. history.
Kevin Lamarque | Reuters
A man wades through a street flooded during Hurricane Sandy in Ocean City, Maryland October 29, 2012. About 50 million people from the Mid-Atlantic to Canada were in the path of the nearly 1,000-mile-wide (1,600-km-wide) storm, which forecasters said could be the largest to hit the mainland in U.S. history.
Traffic makes its way around a fallen evergreen tree on Burmont Rd. near School Lane in Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Monday, October 29, 2012.
Charles Fox | MCT
Traffic makes its way around a fallen evergreen tree on Burmont Rd. near School Lane in Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Monday, October 29, 2012.
Oct 29, 2012; Ocean Bluff, MA, USA; A woman stops to take a photo of the waves of Hurricane Sandy as they crash along the seawall of Route 139.
Greg M. Cooper | US PRESSWIRE
Oct 29, 2012; Ocean Bluff, MA, USA; A woman stops to take a photo of the waves of Hurricane Sandy as they crash along the seawall of Route 139.
A surfer catches a wave along Coney Island in New York, October 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy began battering the U.S. East Coast on Monday with fierce winds and driving rain, as the monster storm shut down transportation, shuttered businesses and sent thousands scrambling for higher ground hours before the worst was due to strike.
Keith Bedford | Reuters
A surfer catches a wave along Coney Island in New York, October 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy began battering the U.S. East Coast on Monday with fierce winds and driving rain, as the monster storm shut down transportation, shuttered businesses and sent thousands scrambling for higher ground hours before the worst was due to strike.
Around 5 a.m. a tree fell on 4023 School Lane in Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Monday, October 29, 2012, as viewed from the backyard where it also damaged a neighbor's deck. A child was taken to the hospital.
Charles Fox | MCT
Around 5 a.m. a tree fell on 4023 School Lane in Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Monday, October 29, 2012, as viewed from the backyard where it also damaged a neighbor's deck. A child was taken to the hospital.
Visitors hold umbrellas while taking photos during rainfall at Times Square in New York October 29, 2012. Category 1 storm Hurricane Sandy was strengthening and the center of the storm was forecast to move over the coast of U.S. mid-Atlantic states by Monday night, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday.
Adrees Latif | Reuters
Visitors hold umbrellas while taking photos during rainfall at Times Square in New York October 29, 2012. Category 1 storm Hurricane Sandy was strengthening and the center of the storm was forecast to move over the coast of U.S. mid-Atlantic states by Monday night, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday.
Oct 29, 2012; Scituate, MA, USA; A marina on the North River near Scituate gets flooded by the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy.
Greg M. Cooper | US PRESSWIRE
Oct 29, 2012; Scituate, MA, USA; A marina on the North River near Scituate gets flooded by the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy.
Benches stand flooded by the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy in Shinnecock Hills, New York, October 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy, the monster storm bearing down on the East Coast, strengthened on Monday after hundreds of thousands moved to higher ground, public transport shut down and the stock market suffered its first weather-related closure in 27 years.
Lucas Jackson | Reuters
Benches stand flooded by the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy in Shinnecock Hills, New York, October 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy, the monster storm bearing down on the East Coast, strengthened on Monday after hundreds of thousands moved to higher ground, public transport shut down and the stock market suffered its first weather-related closure in 27 years.
Angelique Hionis cleans up after flooding occurred at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant and Crabhouse due to the effects of wind and rain from winds of Hurricane Sandy in Virginia Beach, Virginia, October 29, 2012.
Rich-Joseph Facun | Reuters
Angelique Hionis cleans up after flooding occurred at Bubba's Seafood Restaurant and Crabhouse due to the effects of wind and rain from winds of Hurricane Sandy in Virginia Beach, Virginia, October 29, 2012.
Hackensack Avenue near Grand Avenue in Hackensack, New Jersey is closed due to flooding, Monday, October 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy approaches.
Elizabeth Lara | MCT
Hackensack Avenue near Grand Avenue in Hackensack, New Jersey is closed due to flooding, Monday, October 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy approaches.
Waves crash over Eric Mongirdas as the storm surge caused by Hurricane Sandy pummels the coastline in Milford, Connecticut October 29, 2012. The monster storm bearing down on the U.S. east coast, strengthened on Monday after hundreds of thousands moved to higher ground.
Michelle McLoughlin | Reuters
Waves crash over Eric Mongirdas as the storm surge caused by Hurricane Sandy pummels the coastline in Milford, Connecticut October 29, 2012. The monster storm bearing down on the U.S. east coast, strengthened on Monday after hundreds of thousands moved to higher ground.
People riding bicycles fight the high winds and rain from Hurricane Sandy, Monday, October 29, 2012, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Olivier Douliery | MCT
People riding bicycles fight the high winds and rain from Hurricane Sandy, Monday, October 29, 2012, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
In the path of Hurricane Sandy, Haddonfield King's Highway shops stand prepared on Monday, October 29, 2012. Here, the bread shelf at Acme stands nearly empty.
Jim Selzer | MCT
In the path of Hurricane Sandy, Haddonfield King's Highway shops stand prepared on Monday, October 29, 2012. Here, the bread shelf at Acme stands nearly empty.
Heather Moline, of Oakdale, wraps her dog Tokio in a towel as she comes out in the rain to survey the flooding on Browns River Road in Sayville, on Long Island's South Shore, Monday afternoon, October 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy gains strength.
Thomas A. Ferrara | MCT
Heather Moline, of Oakdale, wraps her dog Tokio in a towel as she comes out in the rain to survey the flooding on Browns River Road in Sayville, on Long Island's South Shore, Monday afternoon, October 29, 2012, as Hurricane Sandy gains strength.

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