New York City Swamped by Hurricane Sandy
As of 8:48 p.m. East Coast time, the tide height at New York Harbor at the Battery is 13.72 feet … and rising:
This is not only more than 7 feet above flood stage, but it has obliterated the previous record of 11.2 feet set in 1821.
And the Midtown Tunnel:
And there was a major explosion at a Con Edison facility: