At least 50 killed in US storms, Fire Destroys More Than 100 Homes in Breezy Point

At least 50 killed in US storms, Fire Destroys More Than 100 Homes in Breezy Point

Los Angeles : CA : USA | Oct 31, 2012 at 8:16 AM PDT
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Hurricane Sandy (2012): 60 km Wind Area Forecast

Dead and fires in many areas

The death toll due to Hurricane Sandy by Phone, 50 people, while still about 8 million homes, in 17 U.S. states mired in the dark.

The hurricane caused the cancellation of more than 15 thousand flights, and the occurrence of significant losses in the New York subway system, which dates back to 108 years ago.

New York airports are still closed to air traffic, and is expected to open partially Kennedy Airport to air traffic today.

The storm Sandy is the largest storm in the country for generations
The storm was carrying winds of hurricane force winds when they arrived ashore Monday evening near the resort of Atlantic City casino in New Jersey
And devastated tourist area of ​​Jersey Shore.

And carried the water parked cars and brought to an abandoned highway.

The hurricane turned fearsome superstorm:
The Columbus Day Storm that battered the West Coast killed dozens of people, set all-time rain records

In addition to the confusion hurricane for the life of American citizens and their governments, also had an impact on the functioning of the country's presidential election.

And watching the current President Obama and Republican candidate Romney closely the latest movements of the hurricane,
And stopped the current President Obama and Republican candidate Romney their electoral campaign activities in the eastern regions.

The adviser said the Obama campaign to Hurricane Sandy Obama played down the chances to participate in the activities of his campaign, has a negative impact on the efforts of President in his re-election campaign.

Works also closed government units and urban public transport.

And nearby schools announced from the coast to stop teaching during Hurricane solutions.

According to sources familiar with the U.S. National Center for hurricanes Hurricane Sandy could affect the lives of 67 million people, this is equivalent to number five the total number of the country's population.

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At least 50 killed in US storms, Fire Destroys More Than 100 Homes in Breezy Point
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Ahmed Mohamed Ibrahim is based in Cairo, Kairo, Egypt, and is a Stringer for Allvoices.
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