Obama declares a ‘major disaster’ after Sandy turns New York into apocalyptic scene and death toll jumps to 33

Will be interesting to see how this disaster is managed by FEMA. Covert warfare using exotic weather modification technology is being waged on the US. But by whom?.

The scale of the devastation left by Superstorm Sandy is mounting today as the death toll continues to rise – currently 33 people across the US and Canada have been reported dead, but the final figure is expected to be significantly higher.

President Obama declared a ‘major disaster’ in New York and Long Island as flooded streets were littered with cars, homes were razed to the ground and tankers washed up on shore

Hundreds of thousands of people are without power in New York and the transit system, schools, the stock exchange and Broadway are all out of action after a 13ft wall of water caused by the storm surge and high tides brought severe flooding to subways and road tunnels.

Sandy, one of the biggest storms to ever descend on the country, hit the mainland at 6.30pm local time yesterday having laid waste to large parts of the coast during the day.

The storm that made landfall in New Jersey yesterday evening with 80 mph sustained winds, cut power to more than 7.4 million homes and businesses from the Carolinas to Ohio, caused scares at two nuclear power plants and stopped the presidential campaign cold.

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the death toll in the America’s most populous city is up to ten – two children, aged 11 and 13, were killed instantly in the city by a falling tree.

Nearly 200 firefighters spent the night battling to get a blaze under control in the Queens, but over 80 homes were flattened in the fire.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2225108/Hurricane-Sandy-2012-Obama-declares-major-disaster-New-York-33-people-die-Superstorm.html#ixzz2Ao3rKIeq
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