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.” These photos show just how real the damage was.
A transformer explodes on 14th Street during the height of the storm.
Security camera footage of the Hoboken PATH station as waters rush in
Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn, which is now in the East River
Rising waters flooding Ground Zero
A flooded parking garage in the Financial District
Cars floating in a submerged parking garage on Stone Street, lower Manhattan.
Flooding in the East Village
The 86th Street N station
Ambulances race to evacuated NYU Medical Center as reserve power fails
A 700-ton tanker on Staten Island moved a mile from where it had been moored
Shocking photo of the debris left by fires in Breezy Point, Queens
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