Eastern United States are "closed" because of super storms Sandy

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Eastern United States are "closed" because of super storms Sandy

According to AP, on October 29th reported that much of the eastern United States has suspended business activities, production for fear of the devastating power of super Hurricane Sandy Fankenstorm.

New York authorities ordered the evacuation of 375,000 people living in low-lying areas to safe havens. 90,000 flights move from the East Coast forced to cancel during the transportation such as subway and bus operations are very limited in New York, Philadelphia and Washington. Temporary workers must stay at home. Schools in this area are also closed.

Sandbags to prevent flooding in the city of New York.
Sandy storms strike the U.S. East region with winds stronger than expected is 150km/gio, heavy rain flooding in many areas such as New York, Atlantic ... As Hurricane Sandy concerns seriously, dozensthousands of Americans in the region were rushing to buy food, water and batteries to store in the house making small shops, supermarkets fall into stock quickly.

The same day, a helicopter of the U.S. Coast Guard rescued 14 sailors on board HMS Bounty when they emergency signal on the coast of North Carolina, but there are still two people missing. Earlier, the storm Sandy go through and devastated the Caribbean, killing 60 people, including 44 people in Haiti, 11 in Cuba and four people in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and the Bahamas.

The same day, the first time since the terrorist attacks on 11-9-2001, the New York stock market closed tromg activities. Expected, the UN headquarters in New York closed, all the planned meeting was canceled.