Sandy's shocking aftermath
New Yorkers and others across the East Coast awoke this morning to images they never thought they’d see — pictures of cars floating down streets, submerged subway stations, tunnels used by hundreds of thousands every day filled with water.
Here are some images of the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy; we’ll keep adding to these all day.
A roller coaster washes out to sea off the Jersey Shore
Boat on commuter rail tracks north of New York City
Shops in Manhattan Instagrammed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
Port Authority bus terminal is empty
Breezy Point, Queens, N.Y. suffered a huge fire
Flooded subway station
Ambulances line up to evacuate NYU hospital
Patients were evacuated from NYU Hospital when a backup generator went down (John Minchillo)
Fallen trees at 214th Street in Manhattan
Water overwhelms the Hoboken PATH station in New Jersey
Flooding in a New York subway station
Cars are underwater in New York's East Village
The scene at the Midtown Tunnel
A parking garage in lower Manhattan
New York's Alphabet City, at the corner of 14th Street and Avenue C, is under water
Some New Yorker left a Bentley parked on the street to be submerged
Flooding on the West Side Highway in New York
Viewers react as waves crash against a seawall near homes in Scituate, Mass. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012.
Waters flood Ocean Ave. in Sea Bright, N.J.
Snorkeling in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (Twitter, Gary He)
The Atlantic City boardwalk is washed away by the storm (Facebook, Dann Cuellar)
The view from Brooklyn Bridge Park (@mattdanzico)
The extent of the storm
The Empire State Building over a dark New York skyline
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Niagara Falls, U.S./Canada
Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, U.S.
Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
Colosseum, Rome, Italy
Taj Mahal, Agra, India
Siena Cathedral, Siena, Italy
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France
Lost City of Petra, Jordan