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21 Dramatic Images Of Superstorm Sandy’s Destruction (PHOTOS)

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A rollercoaster is battered by waves near a storm-destroyed pier off the New Jersey coast in this aerial photograph provided by the US Air Force

A rollercoaster is battered by waves near a storm-destroyed pier off the New Jersey coast in this aerial photograph provided by the US Air Force Picture: EPA/MASTER SGT. MARK OLSEN / US AIR FORCE – telegraph.co.uk

 

A road leading into Mirlo Beach in Rodanthe, North Carolina, is buckled from pounding surf
The road leading to Mirlo Beach in Rodanthe, North Carolina. This looks more like an earthquake, than a hurricane.
A flooded section of Harvey Cedars on Long Beach Island, New Jersey
A flooded section of Harvey Cedars on Long Beach Island, New JerseyPicture: The Philadelphia Inquirer, Clem Murray/AP /telegraph.co.uk
People stand among the burnt-out remains of homes in Breezy Point, Queens, New York
People stand among the burnt-out remains of homes in Breezy Point, Queens, New YorkPicture: Mike Groll/AP / telegraph.co.uk
This aerial view, taken during a search and rescue mission by 1-150 Assault Helicopter Battalion, shows the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy to the New Jersey coast
This aerial view, taken during a search and rescue mission by 1-150 Assault Helicopter Battalion, shows the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy to the New Jersey coast. Picture: REUTERS/Mark C. Olsen/U.S. Air Force / telegraph.co.uk
This image from NOAA's GOES-13 satellite shows the massive Superstorm Sandy hitting the east coast of the US on October 28, 2012 at 1302 UTC
A view from space  (via NOAA’s GOES-13 ) of  superstorm /hurricane Sandy pounding on the east coast of the USPicture: NASA / GOES PROJECT / AFP
Superstorm Sandy ravages US East Coast
Flooded cars on Wall Street. Picture: Julian Simmonds for the Telegraph
, as it is flooded shortly before 9:30 p.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain
A surveillance camera catching footage of water gushing into an underground subway station in Hoboken, NJ. Photo: AP
Rising water, caused by Hurricane Sandy, rushes into a subterranian parking garage in the Financial District of New York
Rising water, caused by Superstorm Sandy, rushes into a subterranean parking garage in the Financial District of New YorkPicture: Andrew Burton/Getty Images / telegraph.co.uk
Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain
Flood waters overtaking Ground Zero.  Picture: AP Photo/ John Minchillo
This photo issued by MTA New York City Transit shows an emergency dam erected at IRT Subway Lenox Terminal at 148th Street, in Harlem, New York,  as part of flood preparations
This photo issued by MTA New York City Transit shows an emergency dam erected across the train tracks at IRT Subway Lenox Terminal at 148th Street, in Harlem, New York, as part of flood preparations. / telegraph.com / EPA/MTA/LEONARD WIGGINS
Fire fighters evaluate the scene of an apartment building in New York after the front wall collapsed due to Hurricane Sandy
Fire fighters evaluate the scene of an apartment building in New York after the front wall collapsed due to Hurricane SandyPicture: Andrew Burton/Getty Images
An emergency worker carries an elderly resident from flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy in Little Ferry, New Jersey
Rescue worker carried elderly lady to safety in in Little Ferry, New JerseyPicture: REUTERS/Adam Hunge
Hurricane Sandy: death toll rises as storm hits land. Deaths reported in New York as the historic storm hits land in southern New Jersey
The storm surge engulfs the Inlet section of Atlantic City, N.J.Picture: AP Photo/6abc Action News, Dann Cuellar / telegraph.co.uk
An ambulance is stuck in over a foot of snow near Belington, West Virginia. Superstorm Sandy buried parts of West Virginia under more than a foot of snow, cutting power to at least 264,000 customers and closing dozens of roads.
An ambulance is stuck in over a foot of snow near Belington, West Virginia. Superstorm Sandy buried parts of West Virginia under more than a foot of snow, cutting power to at least 264,000 customers and closing dozens of roads. (telegraph.co.uk) Picture: Robert Ray/AP
This photo provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York shows a boat resting on the tracks at Metro-North's Ossining Station
This photo provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York shows a boat resting on the tracks at Metro-North’s Ossining StationPicture: Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York/AP / telegraph.co.uk
Hurricane Sandy: death toll rises as storm hits land. Deaths reported in New York as the historic storm hits land in southern New Jersey
Flooded streets under the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn, NY. Photo: AP/ Bebeto Matthews
Taxis line a flooded street in Queens, New York, as Hurricane Sandy batters the East Coast
Flooded out taxis in Queens, NY. Picture: KeystoneUSA-ZUMA/Rex Features
Breezy Point  had been extensively flooded by Sandy's record storm surge, and firefighters were hampered in their efforts to bring the blaze under control. Breezy Point is a private beach community in the Rockaway area, a narrow spit of land barely above sea level that thrusts into the Atlantic Ocean southwest of John F Kennedy International Airport.
Breezy Point had been extensively flooded by Sandy’s record storm surge, and firefighters were hampered in their efforts to bring the blaze under control. Breezy Point is a private beach community in the Rockaway area, a narrow spit of land barely above sea level that thrusts into the Atlantic Ocean southwest of John F Kennedy International Airport. (telegraph.co.ok) Picture: REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
Hurricane Sandy revs up into a 'superstorm' that threatens much of America's east coast
People walk on a street littered with debris after Hurricane Sandy hit Santiago de Cuba. (telegraph.co.uk) Picture: Desmond Boyland/REUTERS
A boy puts his feet into oversized rain boots as heavy rains from Hurricane Sandy pour down in Port-au-Prince.
A little boy it Port-Au-Prince, Haiti wearing oversized rain boots after the storm. Photo: Reuters
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