Trees are particularly vulnerable to the effects of high winds and sustain various types of damage as a result
Their model was only off by 2 feet of storm surge.
A complete guide to surviving a power outage during a major winter storm.
Every natural disaster is a reminder of humanity’s extraordinary capacity for compassion and generosity.
In the wake of a natural disaster, it's important to be aware of conditions that could put you in harm's way.
It is critical that homeowners returning after a hurricane put safety first. Here are a few important tips to ensure homeowner safety.
In the wake of a devastating storm like Sandy, the people who live in the affected area have to deal with big disruptions in their lives.
The scientist who predicted Hurricane Sandy's extensive damage explains how to protect coastal cities against storm surges and rising seas.
The aftermath of a storm affects our pets as much as it affects the people.
Power outages in hospitals during natural disasters can be difficult to prevent.
Don't just sit there at the dinner table: help others eat.
The storm's health impacts may be the more significant and longest-lasting.
Geography dealt a tough hand to the NYC borough.
Power has been restored to millions and most of New York's transportation is running once again. However, things are still far from normal.
When Sandy's punishing winds and waves smacked into New Jersey and New York Oct. 29, they knocked out power to millions.
Hurricane Katrina survivors share wisdom online with New Yorkers stricken by Hurricane Sandy.
Teams from Canada, Germany, and Switzerland started running on their own before 8 AM Sunday morning.
Approximately 8.5 million New Yorkers rely on these services every day.
Business owners in Ocean City, N.J., are trying to deal with the aftermath of Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy was an unusually large and destructive storm, breaking records in rainfall, flooding, barometric pressure and, potentially, costs.
Heaviest rains stayed over the Atlantic Ocean.
Because President Barack Obama is more likely to act to curb global warming, New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg offers his endorsement
Some leaders there are realizing that two debilitating hurricanes in as many years there are a sign that infrastructure there needs rethought, not just rebuilt.
No lights and no heat is available — yet tweets, Facebook posts, texts and voice calls continue.
President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney face a dilemma: how to run for office without appearing insensitive to the damage caused by the superstorm.
How many of the NYC rats survived hurricane Sandy?
What researchers aren't as sure of is how much climate change influenced this particular storm.
How did the "Home of the World's Worst Weather" fare during Sandy?
When you are preparing to clean after a flood, start with safety. Here are tips to ridding your home of moisture safely.
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Watch the effects of Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey with these webcams.
Power outages are inconvenient and can be dangerous. With the right emergency power system time, without power is brief and life inside the home can swiftly return to normal.
Though we often talk generally about the seriousness of a hurricane, a storm surge, in particular, can be one of the most dangerous and damaging parts.
While ferocious winds are usually the first association with hurricanes, the most deadly threat with hurricanes is often inland flooding.
As Hurricane Irene trundles toward the densely populated cities of the U.S. Northeast, residents and officials in municipalities large and small have been preparing for a full-force tropical cyclone.
Flooding does more than damage property. It can also lead to injury, illness and even death. Learn how to protect yourself and your property.
Millions of Americans were faced with unplanned power outages – which is no surprise when you look at the size and complexity of the United States electric grid.