Hurricane Sandy in New York...epa03452366 A view of a flooded plaza along Water Street after Hurricane Sandy left most of lower Manhattan without power in New York, New York, USA, 30 October 2012. The now downgraded to post tropical storm, has brought floods, fires and high winds, being one of the biggest storms to ever hit the United States. It continues to batter the north-east on 30 October, having killed at least 16 people and leaving 6.5 million without electricity. EPA/JUSTIN LANE