Hurricane Sandy: By the Numbers

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  • 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
  • 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!

Evacuations

More than 400,000 people were told to evacuate in New York City and Atlantic City, New Jersey. The full evacuation zone stretched from Ocean City, Maryland, to Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

In this image, a resident and other family members are taken by truck away from their flooded home in Atlantic City.

(Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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