Storm Brings Widespread Flooding and Power Outages to NYC (PHOTOS)

Collected images.
Oct. 30 2012 12:09 PM

Flooded, Darkened New York

Photos of Sandy's destruction in Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn

155047275AJ_036
Manhattan amid Monday night's power outage.

Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images.


Rising water, caused by Hurricane Sandy, rushes into a subterranian parking garage on October 29, 2012.
Rising water caused by Hurricane Sandy rushes into a subterranian parking garage in the Financial District of New York City.

Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images.

Flooded cars, caused by Hurricane Sandy, are seen on October 29, 2012.
A flooded street in the Financial District of New York City.

Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images.

Fire fighters evaluate the scene of an apartment building which had the front wall collapse due to Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in New York.
Firefighters evaluate the scene of an apartment building where the front wall collapsed because of Hurricane Sandy on Monday in New York City.

Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images.

A truck drives by a flooded gas station in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn as Hurricane Sandy affects the area on October 29, 2012 in New York.
A flooded gas station in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn as Hurricane Sandy hit New York on Monday.

Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images.

A flooded Brooklyn Battery park Tunnel October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy's landfall.
A flooded Brooklyn Battery Park Tunnel as New Yorkers clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy's landfall.

Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images.

Water floods the Plaza Shops in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Manhattan, New York.
Flooding in the Plaza Shops in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, on Tuesday in Manhattan. President Barack Obama has declared the situation a "major disaster" for large areas of the East Coast.

Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images.

A car crushed by a tree following Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in the Financial District of New York.
A car crushed by a tree in the Financial District of New York on Tuesday.

Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images.





TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
Quora
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.