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Top Music Acts Hold Concert for Sandy Relief Efforts

Posted December 13th, 2012 at 1:30 am (UTC-5)
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The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Kanye West and many other musical acts performed in an hours-long concert aimed at raising money for the victims of the Atlantic superstorm Sandy in the New York and New Jersey region. Rock-and-roll legend Bruce Springsteen, a native of the hard-hit New Jersey shore, was the opening act at the […]

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Superstorm Sandy Damage Tops $71 Billion

Posted November 26th, 2012 at 11:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Damage from superstorm Sandy that struck the U.S. East Coast last month will cost more than $71 billion in three northeastern states. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday that damage from the storm totaled $42 billion across his state. He said the tally includes the more than $32 billion needed for repairs and $9 […]

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Sandy’s Economic Toll is Massive

Posted October 30th, 2012 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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The economic toll from the vast storm Sandy on the U.S. East Coast is expected to be massive, with billions of dollars in damages. One catastrophe assessment company, Eceqat, predicted the toll could hit $20 billion, with perhaps half of that amount covered by insurance. Sandy spawned widespread flooding and wind damage — especially in […]

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Sandy Makes Landfall, Threatens 50 Million People on US East Coast

Posted October 29th, 2012 at 11:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The massive storm named Sandy has made landfall on the U.S. East Coast, bringing torrential rain, high winds and dangerous tidal surges to one of the nation’s most densely populated regions. Sandy – downgraded from a hurricane to a post-tropical cyclone – came ashore Monday some 200 kilometers south of New York, bringing a storm […]

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Sandy Makes Landfall, Threatens 50 Million People on US East Coast

Posted October 29th, 2012 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Sandy, now downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone, has made landfall on the U.S. East Coast, putting some 50 million people in the path of torrential rain, high winds and dangerous tidal surges from one of the biggest storms to hit the region in years. Sandy came ashore on the coast of New Jersey Monday, […]

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Sandy Strengthens, Threatens 50 Million People on US East Coast

Posted October 29th, 2012 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Sandy has strengthened as it approaches the U.S. East Coast, putting some 50 million people in the path of torrential rain, high winds and dangerous tidal surges from one of the largest storms to hit the region in years. Major U.S. cities from Washington to New York came to a standstill on Monday, with […]

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Sandy Strengthens, Threatens 50 Million People on US East Coast

Posted October 29th, 2012 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Sandy has strengthened as it approaches the U.S. East Coast, putting 50 million people in the path of torrential rain, high winds and dangerous tidal surges from one of the largest storms to hit the region in years. Major U.S. cities from Washington to New York came to a standstill Monday, with public transit […]

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Hurricane Sandy’s Damage Could Hit $20 Billion

Posted October 29th, 2012 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Natural disaster analysts are estimating Hurricane Sandy could cause $20 billion in economic damage after it barrels ashore along the U.S. East Coast – the most densely populated and heavily developed region in the United States. The catastrophe-risk modeling firm Eqecat issued the damage estimate Monday, hours before the center of the storm was expected […]

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Sandy Strengthens, Threatens 50 Million People on US East Coast

Posted October 29th, 2012 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Sandy has strengthened as it approaches the U.S. East Coast, putting 50 million people in the path of torrential rain, high winds and dangerous tidal surges from one of the largest storms to hit the region in years. Major U.S. cities from Washington to New York came to a standstill Monday, with public transit […]

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Sandy Strengthens, Threatens 50 Million People on US East Coast

Posted October 29th, 2012 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Sandy has strengthened as it approaches the U.S. East Coast, putting 50 million people in the path of torrential rain, high winds and dangerous tidal surges from one of the largest storms to hit the region in years. Major U.S. cities from Washington to New York came to a standstill Monday, with public transit […]

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