Hurricane Sandy Descends Upon the East Coast
Spotlight For more photos, browse the hashtags #hurricanesandy and #sandy. Find a photo tagged with a location? Click through to see more photos, like those posted from the East River Park, Exchange Place Waterfront, or FDR Drive.
The storm formed as Hurricane Sandy from the south collided with a nor’easter from the north, coming ashore in New Jersey and bringing with it heavy rain, storm surges and flooding.
Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath
How you can help… Millions of people have been affected by Hurricane Sandy. If you’d like to aid the relief effort, please make a contribution to the American Red Cross.
In a matter of hours, Hurricane Sandy devastated the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. During yesterday’s storm, tens of thousands of people from across the eastern seaboard shared their experience in real-time, tagging photos with #sandy and #hurricanesandy.
This morning, as the rain tapered and floodwaters receded, millions of people began taking stock of the storm’s historic devastation, and sharing their daunting road to recovery on Instagram.