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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
This video shows the facade of a building in New York collapsing in the wake of being hit by Hurricane Sandy.
US President Barack Obama has today declared a “major disaster” in New York state after storm Sandy smashed into the US East Coast, causing flooding and cutting power to millions.
A record 4m (13ft) tidal surge sent seawater cascading into large parts of New York City’s subway system.
Across the city, a power sub-station exploded, a hospital was evacuated and fire destroyed 50 homes.
At least 13 people are reported dead across several states.
In northern New Jersey, a rescue operation is reported to be under way after a levee broke and flooded the town of Moonachie.