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# superstorm - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut barrels on after causing havoc in Hong Kong and 49 deaths in the Philippines

Mainland China is next in the storm’s path.

# superstorm - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to remain closed until end of year USA

Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to remain closed until end of year

Statue Island and Ellis Island were damaged when Superstorm Sandy hit the US east coast.

# superstorm - Friday 9 November, 2012

New Yorkers told to ration petrol

The city mayor signed the order in the hopes of reducing wait times at gas stations.

# superstorm - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Snowstorm hits as US north-east recovers from Sandy

In New York and New Jersey, rain and heavy wind carried the potential to swamp homes again and toppled trees wrenched loose by Sandy.

# superstorm - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Inquiry into overpricing in New York in aftermath of storm Sandy

The state’s attorney general is investigating alleged price gouging as the cost of petrol and emergency supplies rose in the aftermath of the storm last week.

# superstorm - Monday 5 November, 2012

New York schools to reopen - but freezing weather brings new risks

Tens of thousands of people whose homes were destroyed or damaged by superstorm Sandy now need to find somewhere to live – and temperatures are plunging dramatically.

# superstorm - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Fire, unemployment and the National Children's Hospital: The week in numbers

How old is the Phoenix Park? And how many TDs could face sanction for failing to declare pay-offs?

From The Daily Edge Fake photos that took (most of) us in online Fake

Fake photos that took (most of) us in online

When Superstorm Sandy hit the USA, sharing photos online helped people keep up with its progress – but some fakes appeared along the way.

# superstorm - Friday 2 November, 2012

From The42 Sandy recovery: New York marathon plans divide city Sandy

Sandy recovery: New York marathon plans divide city

New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the marathon would go ahead on Sunday despite the clean-up efforts.

# superstorm - Thursday 1 November, 2012

PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal Sandy This post contains images

PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal

The United States is facing a bill of tens of billions of dollars in the wake of ‘Superstorm’ Sandy.

Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill

Company doesn’t specify amount of oil spilled but says it is located off New York City.

# superstorm - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Superstorm Sandy: US begins recovery process

People have been struggling to restore power and clear debris after the superstorm hit the east coast of the US.

# superstorm - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm

Cuba’s government has been asked to help victims of Hurricane Sandy by suspending duties on imports of basic necessities such as food and medicine.

Superstorm Sandy: Governor says he will reschedule Halloween if necessary

The weather can mess with Chris Christie all it likes, he’ll just whip out his Executive Order and do what he wants.

Superstorm Sandy shuts down New York Stock Exchange

This is the first full trading closure since the September 11 attacks closed US equity markets for four days in 2001.

Transatlantic flights impacted by superstorm

Passengers have been advised to check with their airline before travelling to the airport.

Superstorm Sandy: Batters US east coast, at least 16 dead

At least 16 people are reported to have died after the superstorm Sandy hit the east coast of the United States overnight.