News Brief 10/30/2012, Cheshvan 14, 5773
In Pictures: Sandy Drowns the US; NY ‘Major Disaster Area’
Superstorm Sandy is whipping through New England, leaving behind $20 billion in damage, while President Obama declares New York City a “major disaster area.”
The storm’s ferocity has moved north, but it will be a slow recovery for the Washington-New York area. The capital has been described as a “ghost town,” and New York was virtually shut down.