Rains unleashed by Superstorm Sandy have battered the US East Coast and submerged vast stretches of roads and neighbourhoods. Highways in Manhattan are several feet under water. The Long Beach Island is flooded. On the streets, there are very few people, only gushing water and the roar of winds.
4-lane FDR Drive on Manhattan's east side flooded
Flooding in Long Beach Island
Water flowing down 1st Avenue between 100th/101st Street in Manhattan
(Courtesy: Ricky Recchia)
Portland Maine Sandy
(Courtesy: Mark McKeen )