The Wake of Sandy in Pictures

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.

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



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