Frankenstorm - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Frankenstorm


US storm damage could hit $50-B

Nov 02, 2012 - 8:01 AM

The lion s share of the damage will be felt by New York where physical damage in low lying lower Manhattan and the cost of two days of market blackouts and bank closures continued to mount

WASHED AWAY. The foundations to the historic Rockaway boardwalk are all that remain after it was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Deadly Superstorm Sandy crashes into US East Coast

Oct 30, 2012 - 8:05 AM

UPDATED Authorities warned the threat to life and property was unprecedented and ordered hundreds of thousands of residents in cities and towns from New England to North Carolina to evacuate their homes and seek shelter

NOAA's GOES-13 satellite captured this visible image of Hurricane Sandy battering the U.S. East coast on Monday, Oct. 29 at 9:10 a.m. EDT. Sandy's center was about 310 miles south-southeast of New York City. Tropical Storm force winds are about 1,000 miles in diameter. Credit: NASA GOES Project