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AP PHOTOS: Images of the East Coast superstorm

 Dark clouds loom over the Manhattan skyline on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 in New York. The projected path of Hurricane Sandy put New York City and Long Is...
 The Hudson River swells and rises over the banks of the Hoboken, N.J., waterfront as Hurricane Sandy approaches on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane S...
 The Hudson River swells and rises over its banks flooding the Lackawanna train station as Hurricane Sandy approaches, in Hoboken, NJ on Monday, Oct. ...
 One World Trade Center, right, peeks through a light rain as water from the Hudson River creeps up on Pier A Park with the expected arrival of Hurric...

Superstorm Sandy

Dark clouds loom over the Manhattan skyline on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 in New York. The projected path of Hurricane Sandy put New York City and Long Is...

APTOPIX Superstorm Sandy

The Hudson River swells and rises over the banks of the Hoboken, N.J., waterfront as Hurricane Sandy approaches on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane S...

Superstorm Sandy

The Hudson River swells and rises over its banks flooding the Lackawanna train station as Hurricane Sandy approaches, in Hoboken, NJ on Monday, Oct. ...

Superstorm Sandy

One World Trade Center, right, peeks through a light rain as water from the Hudson River creeps up on Pier A Park with the expected arrival of Hurric...

A massive Hurricane Sandy lashed the Eastern United States with relentless rains and severe wind gusts and was expected to become an epic superstorm when it finally makes landfall in New Jersey sometime early evening Monday and combines with two other weather systems.
Just the initial impact was severe: making rivers out of coastal roads, forcing those who waited too long to be rescued by boats or fearfully ride out what was to come. The nation's major financial markets shut down, schools and public transportation closed and city streets were abandoned as the storm moved over a region of 50 million people.
Here's a look at AP photos of the storm so far:


Updated : 2021-04-15 04:33 GMT+08:00