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Latest photos: Superstorm Sandy's deadly devastation trail

Last updated on: October 30, 2012 17:04 IST

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Superstorm Sandy has ravaged the United States East Coast with hurricane-force winds, bringing flooding, cutting power and claiming at least 13 lives.

Here's are the latest pictures of the devastation the 'Frankenstorm' caused overnight.

Flood waters brought on by Hurricane Sandy over run cars in New York's lower east side. Hurricane Sandy began battering the US East Coast with fierce winds and driving rain, as the monster storm shut down transportation, shuttered businesses and sent thousands scrambling for higher ground hours before the worst was due to strike.

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Photographs: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

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Paramedics evacuate patients from New York University Tisch Hospital due to a power outage as Hurricane Sandy makes its approach in New York. More than 5.5 million people were left without electrical power by the storm, which crashed ashore late on Monday near the gambling resort of Atlantic City, New Jersey. More than one million people across a dozen states were ordered to evacuate.


Photographs: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

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A security guard walks through a flooded street in the financial district of Manhattan. NYSE Euronext said it is preparing to implement a new contingency plan to help resume stalled US equity trading, and added that its famed trading floor is not yet damaged by Hurricane Sandy. 


Photographs: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

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A man wades through the flooded streets of Brooklyn, New York.


Photographs: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

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A man makes his way through floodwaters in the Brooklyn waterfront in New York. Hurricane Sandy could be the biggest storm to hit the United States mainland when it comes ashore on Monday night, bringing strong winds and dangerous flooding to the East Coast from the mid-Atlantic states to New England, forecasters said.


Photographs: Keith Bedford/Reuters

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The skyline of lower Manhattan sits in darkness after a preventive power outage in New York.


Photographs: Keith Bedford/Reuters

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Water rushes into the Carey Tunnel caused by Hurricane Sandy. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the US, is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will bus, subway and commuter rail service.


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Flooded cars, caused by Hurricane Sandy, are seen in New York.


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Fire fighters use a saw in an attempt to remove a partially collapsed door due to Hurricane Sandy.


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A flooded street is seen at nightfall during rains from Hurricane Sandy.


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A police car looks out over Manhattan from near the Brooklyn Bridge as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the in Brooklyn.


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The remains of scaffolding from above a Starbucks lies on the ground in lower Manhattan.


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People brave high winds and flooding while waves crash over the barriers along Winthrop Shore Drive in Winthrop, Massachusetts.


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The Holland Tunnel is closed due to Hurricane Sandy in New York City.


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