Sandy Still Threatens East Coast Residents (With Photos)

By Scott Sarvay

Sandy Still Threatens East Coast Residents (With Photos)

October 30, 2012

East Coast, USA (My TV 20 News at Ten) - Sandy isn't a hurricane any longer, but the storm continues to cause tragedy.

In Atlantic City the famed board-walks have all but disappeared in the wake of Sandy.

The storm caused massive flooding along the shoreline and knocked-out power to more than a-million homes and businesses.

It cut-off barrier island communities and stranded many residents who declined to evacuate.

Off the coast of North Carolina 14 people were rescued when their tall-ship began taking on water.

Two people are still reported missing.

One woman, who was among the rescued, later died.

The crew abandoned the HMS Bounty when it got caught in rough waters, caused by Hurricane Sandy, 90-miles off Cape Hatteras, Monday.

The Coast Guard received a distress call from the ship Sunday night.

4:19 PM EDT 10/29/2012: Several New York City area bridges will be closed this evening beginning at 7 pm Eastern, said N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Throngs Neck, Whitestone, George Washington, Verrazano, Henry Hudson, , Marine Parkway and Cross Bay Veterans Memorial bridges will all be closed. The Lincoln and Midtown Tunnels and the RFK, Bayonne, Goethals and Outerbridge Crossing all remain open for now.

4:15 PM EDT 10/29/2012: Sandy is expected to dump between two and three feet of snow on Snowshoe, W.V. by Tuesday evening. As of 3pm Eastern today, the area had received 6.5 inches.

4:10 PM EDT 10/29/2012: Federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area will be closed to public Tuesday.

3:56 PM EDT 10/29/2012: Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick says there are 111,000 buildings in that state without power, but not injuries or deaths reported.

Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit Atlantic City at midnight Monday.

Sandy has already claimed at least 65 lives in the Caribbean and the threat of danger continues along with eastern coast of the United States.

Life-threatening floods, dangerous winds, and power outages could affect more than 50 million people along the east coast!

Wall Street and the subway system in the Big Apple will be kept closed on Tuesday.

A crane atop a luxury Manhattan skyscraper under construction partly collapsed Monday, leaving its arm precariously perched and hanging over West 57th Street.

New York police and fire crews are on the scene, and part of the street has been closed off as a precaution

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