PHOTOS | Sandy Batters New Jersey

9:32 AM, Oct 31, 2012   |    comments
  • With limited functioning transportation options people wait for ferry tickets October 31, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which made landfall along the New Jersey shore, has left parts of the state and the surrounding area flooded and without power. (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • A street sign stands near apartment buildings which flooded and destroyed large sections of an old boardwalk, on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • A military vehicle drives past Trump Plaza on Atlantic Avenue as Hurricane Sandy approaches October 29, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy drove a deadly tidal surge into coastal cities along the eastern US coast and pushed storm-force winds, torrential rain and heavy snow deep inland. (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Resident Kim Johnson inspects the area around her apartment building (left) which flooded from Hurricane Sandy and destroyed large sections of an old boardwalk, on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • Earth movers clean sand off the road which was brought in from Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. The New Jersey coastline felt the full force of Sandy's heavy winds resulting in record floodwaters and power cuts as US President Barack Obama declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • People stand on a mound of construction dirt to vew the area where a 2000-foot section of the 'uptown' boardwalk was destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • Weighted traffic cones are blown over from the high winds on Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. The storm has claimed at least 17 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • Heavy surf caused by Hurricane Sandy buckles Ocean Ave on October 30, 2012 in Avalon, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • People view the area where a 2000-foot section of the 'uptown' boardwalk was destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • A set of wooden stairs is washed up on Ocean Ave after they were broken up during Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Avalon, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • A street light and utility pole brought down from Hurricane Sandy lays on the street, on October 30, 2012 in Avalon, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • A newspaper cabinet is washed up on Ocean Ave., on October 30, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. The storm has claimed at least 17 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. US President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City, with wide spread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
  • Waves break next to an apartment building which flooded from Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • Marco Celdo walks a bike through flood waters while traveling to another town to charge his cell phone October 31, 2012 in Little Ferry, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which hit New York and New Jersey left much of Bergen County flooded and without power.(Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • People wait in line to fill containers with fuel at a Shell gas station October 30, 2012 in Edison, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which hit New York and New Jersey left much of Bergen County flooded and without power. (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Debris and sections of a destroyed old boardwalk are seen in an area that flooded on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • A man stands near a homemade road block October 30, 2012 in Little Ferry, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which hit New York and New Jersey left much of Bergen County flooded and without power. (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Taxis sit in a flooded lot after Hurricane Sandy October 30, 2012 in Hoboken, New Jersey. The storm has claimed at least 40 lives in the United States and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)
  • People walk past debris in the area where a 2000-foot section of the 'uptown' boardwalk was destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Sandy with the Showboat Casino in the background on October 30, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The storm has claimed at least 17 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie updates members of the media on damage and recovery efforts related to Hurricane Sandy from the emergency operations center at State Police Headquarters on October 30, 2012 in Ewing, New Jersey. High winds and a massive storm surge caused major destruction to the Jersey Shore and throughout the Garden State. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
  • People wait in line to fill containers with fuel at a Shell gas station October 30, 2012 in Edison, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which hit New York and New Jersey left much of Bergen County flooded and without power. Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
  • A man rides on a lift while recording flood damage for insurance purposes October 31, 2012 in Little Ferry, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy which hit New York and New Jersey left much of Bergen County flooded and without power. (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
    
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The storm has claimed at least 17 lives in the United States, and has caused massive flooding across much of the Atlantic seaboard. US President Barack Obama has declared the situation a 'major disaster' for large areas of the US East Coast including New York City, with wide spread power outages and significant flooding in parts of the city.

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