Published On: Tue, Oct 30th, 2012

ConEd Explosion VIDEO and photos of damage from Hurricane Sandy

The devastation from Hurricane Sandy is shocking and likely to persist for several days. Millions without power, an increasing death toll and lives changed forever – all of this from the natural disaster nicknamed Frankenstorm.

Photo Brian Birke via Flickr

Aviators of the 1-150th Assault Helicopter Battalion, New Jersey National Guard, look for displaced residents along the coastline of Seaside Heights Oct. 30, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. (Video by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen/108th WG/PA)

The initial explosion at the Con Ed Plant, E14th and FDR in New York City. Credit: TrillianMedia.

Store shelves were cleared long before Sandy even made landfall.

Shelves at ShopRite in Montgomery, NY, USA, emptied of bottled water on eve of Hurricane Sandy 28 October 2012 Daniel Case photo

168 foot tanker washed ashore at Staten Island – watch the video coverage here

168 foot tanker washed ashore Staten Island screenshot of video

1st & 33rd NYC flooding leaving water over the tires Shelly Palmer photo/facebook


Meanwhile, CNN offered up this video of some “Kite Boarders” taking advantage of the Hurricane


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