Hurricane Sandy in the terminology used by the U.S. media has become a “super storm” or if you prefer called a tropical cyclone post. Sandy has already caused 13 deaths in the U.S., five of which are in the city of New York (67 were victims in the Caribbean), while more than 6 million and half Americans were without electricity.
Damage in Jamaica
Watching Sandy play
But even from these few pictures you can get an idea of the impact of this terrible hurricane of Manhattan with some areas of the island remained in the dark for a black-out, the sea water rising especially in downtown, and the wind and the rain which affects the skyscrapers and breaks down the morale of the people.
Hurricane Sandy The beginning
Here comes Sandy
In this situation, of course, all the movements are suspended for planes. For now, British Airways has suspended flights scheduled for the fourth day today but we must follow the updates on the site because other cancellations are likely.
Hurricane Sandy in New York
Photos: Alan Shapiro, Groove Photos, Dan Carr, Harold Begun, Minustah org.