Hurricane Sandy: By the Numbers

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  • Sandy
  • No More Walls
  • Rising Waters
  • Eerie
  • Transformer Explodes
  • Stop!
  • Rescue Efforts
  • No Gas
  • Taking a Stroll
  • Boats
  • Weather Fit for Ducks
  • Damaged Home
  • HMS Bounty Lost
  • Hundreds Remain Homeless
  • Flood Insurance Is Still Not Enough
  • Submerged
  • Death Toll
  • Fire!
  • Storm Size
  • Damage Estimates
  • Evacuations
  • Hurricane Sandy No Lights
  • Markets Reopen
  • Canceled Flights
  • Subways Shut Down
  • Most Rainfall
  • Destroyed Cars
  • Darkness
  • Hardest Hit
  • Flooded Cars
  • Precarious Crane

Rising Waters

Rising waters from Sandy inundated tunnels, subway stations and the electrical system that powers Wall Street, sending hospital patients and tourists scrambling for safety. Skyscrapers swayed and creaked in winds that partially toppled a crane 74 stories above Midtown.

(Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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