The Wake of Sandy in Pictures

Hundreds of millions of gallons of water remain standing in Hoboken, N.J. Photographer: Laurie DePrete

The New Jersey National Guard is spending the day in Hoboken, N.J., attempting to deliver meals and evacuate those still trapped due to flooding. Photographer: Laurie DePrete

A malfunctioning generator billows black smoke out of a building at Beaver and Broad Streets in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Photographer: Katia Porzecanski/Bloomberg

Fallen branches lay on top of a car in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York, on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy, the Atlantic’s Ocean’s biggest-ever tropical storm, barreled toward southern New Jersey after bringing a region with 60 million residents to a virtual standstill and upending the U.S. presidential race eight days before Election Day. Photograph: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

Vehicles are submerged in water in the Financial District of New York, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. New York City officials began assessing damage after superstorm Sandy killed 10 people, sparked a fire that razed 80 homes in Queens, flooded tunnels of the biggest U.S. transit system and left 750,000 customers without power, including the lower third of Manhattan. Photographer: Boris Korby/Bloomberg

Sandbags surround the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Photographer: Katia Porzecanski/Bloomberg

Douglas Blonsky, president and CEO of the Central Park Conservancy, examines a 100-year-old uprooted oak tree in Central Park in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. The Atlantic superstorm Sandy churned across Pennsylvania after blacking out much of southern Manhattan and leaving a trail of flooding, death and destruction along the East Coast. Photographer: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

Water floods Van Brunt Street in the Red Hook neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Photographer: Matthew Leising/Bloomberg

The initial loss estimate for this week’s storm is about $5 billion dollars, according to EQECAT; the organization also cites initial economic damage estimate for this event of about $10 billion, or comparable to Hurricane Irene. Various areas of the northeast suffered uprooted trees, blown generators and crippling floods. To find more coverage, click here.