images links abstract
Wiki Code Copy Tips Home

Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy (unofficially referred to as Superstorm Sandy) was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. Inflicting nearly $70 billion (2012 USD) in damage, it was the second-costliest hurricane on record in the United States until surpassed by Hurricanes Harvey and Maria in 2017. The eighteenth named storm, tenth hurricane, and second major hurricane of the year, Sandy was a Category 3 storm at its peak intensity when it made landfall in Cuba. While it was a Category 2 hurricane off the coast of the Northeastern United States, the storm became the largest Atlantic hurricane on record (as measured by diameter, with tropical-storm-force winds spanning 900 miles (1,400 km)). At least 233 people were killed along the path of the storm in eight countries.

Sandy developed from a tropical wave in the western Caribbean Sea on October 22, quickly strengthened, and was upgraded to Tropical Storm Sandy six hours later. Sandy moved slowly northward toward the Greater Antilles and gradually intensified. On October 24, Sandy became a hurricane, made landfall near Kingston, Jamaica, re-emerged a few hours later into the Caribbean Sea and strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane. On October 25, Sandy hit Cuba as a Category 3 hurricane, then weakened to a Category 1 hurricane. Early on October 26, Sandy moved through the Bahamas. On October 27, Sandy briefly weakened to a tropical storm and then restrengthened to a Category 1 hurricane. Early on October 29, Sandy curved west-northwest (the "left turn" or "left hook") and then moved ashore near Brigantine, New Jersey, just to the northeast of Atlantic City, as a post-tropical cyclone with hurricane-force winds.

In Jamaica, winds left 70% of residents without electricity, blew roofs off buildings, killed one person, and caused about $100 million (2012 USD) in damage. Sandy's outer bands brought flooding to Haiti, killing at least 54, causing food shortages, and leaving about 200,000 homeless; the hurricane also caused two deaths in the Dominican Republic. In Puerto Rico, one man was swept away by a swollen river. In Cuba, there was extensive coastal flooding and wind damage inland, destroying some 15,000 homes, killing 11, and causing $2 billion (2012 USD) in damage. Sandy caused two deaths and an estimated $700 million (2012 USD) in damage in The Bahamas.

In the United States, Hurricane Sandy affected 24 states, including the entire eastern seaboard from Florida to Maine and west across the Appalachian Mountains to Michigan and Wisconsin, with particularly severe damage in New Jersey and New York. Its storm surge hit New York City on October 29, flooding streets, tunnels and subway lines and cutting power in and around the city. Damage in the United States amounted to $65 billion (2012 USD). In Canada, two were killed in Ontario, and the storm caused an estimated $100 million (2012 CAD) in damage throughout Ontario and Quebec.



Source: Hurricane Sandy
Bolivia
The Vampire Diaries (season 8)
Michael Caine
Gary Oldman
National Football League
"Weird Al" Yankovic
Cystic fibrosis
The Divergent Series
Bad Credit
This Is Us (TV series)
Sweden
Kaabil
U.S. Route 66
Kuwait
Álvaro Morata
Jaggi Vasudev
Pornographic film actor
Ashley Olsen
More Life
N.W.A
Ibuprofen
Eagles (band)
Donatella Versace
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
The Weeknd
Murphy's law
The Affair (TV series)
Jurassic Park (film)
Twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution
David Letterman
Badminton
Taron Egerton
Oakland Raiders
Angela Bassett
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film)
Patagonia
BMW
Channel S
Little Mix
Joe Biden
The Mick (TV series)
Evangeline Lilly
Fifth Harmony
Freddie Prinze Jr.
Craigslist
Cary Grant
One Direction
Information technology
Frank Zappa
Alexandre Lacazette
Charles Kushner
List of Michelin 3-star restaurants
Premier League
Darth Vader
XXX (franchise)
Charlie Day
Of Mice and Men
Badrinath Ki Dulhania
Glenne Headly
G-Eazy
Kriti Sanon
Zodiac Killer
Saoirse Ronan
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Anderson Silva
Albert, Prince Consort
USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
Andy Milonakis
Micropenis
Finn Bálor
Test data
List of most subscribed users on YouTube
Syrian Civil War
Bobbi Kristina Brown
Phoebe Cates
Basketball
Carbon dioxide
Ernest Hemingway
Big Sean
Mardi Gras
The Dark Tower (series)
Ottoman Empire
Friday the 13th (franchise)
Apple Inc.
Bill O'Reilly (political commentator)
Standard deviation
Gianni Versace
Portia de Rossi
Trolls (film)
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
Ron Goldman
Prison Break
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
HDMI
Shiva
Aidan Gillen
John Wayne Gacy
Travis Kalanick
"European Society for Clinical Investigation"
Journey (band)
John Glenn
Matt LeBlanc
Falklands War
Europe
Boston Marathon bombing
Led Zeppelin
Tamil Nadu
J. Edgar Hoover
Matthew McConaughey
Sherlock (TV series)
Jeff Hardy
Tony Robbins
Marcia Clark
Chrissy Metz
John Mayer
Wikipedia
Jessica Alba
History of the FIFA World Cup
Allied (film)
Baby Driver
Sophia Amoruso
Elizabeth II
Gal Gadot
The Green Mile (film)
Whitey Bulger
Libertarianism
Jordan
Indonesia
Mike Pence
Cleopatra
Hurricane Irma
Dolphin
Reema Lagoo
Alias Grace
Atlanta
Parkinson's disease
Patrick Stewart
Zoo (TV series)
Eunuch
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
War of 1812
Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Delhi
Avengers: Infinity War
Diego Costa
Aurora
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Knowing Bros
Shaquille O'Neal
Prime number
Jonestown
Brian Wilson
AC/DC
The Bahamas
Richard Nixon
Elton John
List of Harry Potter characters
Now You See Me (film)
Breaking Bad
Vidya Balan
Mark Ruffalo
Neymar
Keri Russell
Hand, foot, and mouth disease
Jainism
Suriya
Bella Thorne
Jada Pinkett Smith
UFC 219
The Guardian
LS based GM small-block engine
Ronaldo (Brazilian footballer)
Nocturnal Animals
Dancing with the Stars (U.S. season 24)
Internet
Democracy
Indira Gandhi
Jordana Brewster
Bluetooth
Ireland
Rag'n'Bone Man
2016–17 UEFA Champions League
Warren G. Harding
Islam
Chuck Norris
Sepsis
Injustice 2
Mongolia
Robert E. Lee
Rey Mysterio
Dunkirk (2017 film)
Java (programming language)
2016 NFL Draft
Charles Bronson
Tony Ferguson
J. J. Watt
The Simpsons
Train to Busan
Tom Selleck
TIPS: To create new content for your website or blog...
  1. Enter the title of a Wikipedia article in the box above.
  2. Select your options using the checkboxes, or use default settings.
  3. Click the 'go' button to retrieve the article.
  4. Click the 'Copy Code' button to copy the source code of the article to your clipboard.
  5. Paste the source code into your favorite HTML editor.
  6. Edit the content to suit your needs.
  7. Publish your new content to your website or blog.
  8. IMPORTANT: Before publishing, be sure to make significant changes to avoid creating duplicate content.
buy this site
Custom Website Development