Here are the latest images from the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy:
Gov. Dannel Malloy ordered the closure of all state highways across Connecticut in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy’s arrival. “This is the most catastrophic event that we have faced and been able to plan for in any of our lifetimes. And we continue to do everything in our power to make sure that we’re ready and that our citizens are fully cognizant of what they should be doing,” Malloy said.
The image from the movie “The Day After Tomorrow” has become a reality…
Lady Liberty is about to see how strong she really is as Hurricane Sandy descends….
The bay and the ocean meet in Ocean City, New Jersey…
A pier in Ocean City, New Jersey….
State highways are now shut down to all traffic. Malloy implemented a two-part shutdown of the highways, first barring trucks as of 11 a.m. before the full closure took effect for all vehicles at 1 p.m.source – CBS Local
October 29, 2012: U.S. Route 30, the White Horse Pike, one of three major approaches to Atlantic City, New Jersey, is covered with water from Absecon Bay in this view looking west, during the approach of Hurricane Sandy. (Tom Mihalek/Reuters)
Officials across the Eastern Seaboard had implored residents over the weekend to evacuate, emphasizing that authorities could be endangered if they tried to save them. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie put it bluntly: “Don’t be stupid. Get out!” source – CNN