Sandy, what did you do?
Hurricane Sandy (Hurricane Sandy) – Powerful Tropical Cyclone, which collapsed at the end of October 2012 to Jamaica, Cuba, Bahamas, Haiti, USA and Canada.
Sandy is considered one of the most terrible and most destructive hurricanes in the history of meteorological observations, as well as the second expensive hurricane in the history of the United States (after Catherine).
Sandy material damage amounted to more than 75 billion. dollars. Katrina cost Americans in 108 billion. dollars.
A total of 24 US states, one way or another, suffered from Sandy. Hurricane destroyed thousands of houses, more than 8 million people remained without electricity. For several days, air traffic was paralyzed at many airports, as well as two days stopped the work of the Stock Exchange in New York.
The northeastern states of the United States are most of all from him, including New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland.
In New York, the 7th centuries tunnels were flooded, and Manhattan Island was completely cut off from the mainland, the water level reached 4 meters. As a result of fires, more than 50 buildings were burned in the Queens.
As a result of Hurricane Sandy killed 185 people, most of all in the United States (113) and Haiti (54).