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.

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


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