Hurricane Sandy Leaves Millions Without Power

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Hurricane Sandy made landfall overnight, and the damage in the Mid-Atlantic region is startling. With pounding rain and winds over 90 miles per hour, approximately 6.5 million people are now without power, including more than 600,000 in lower Manhattan, after a Consolidated Edison substation at 14th Street and FDR Drive exploded.

Patrick McGeehan is a reporter for our partner The New York Times. He explores the outages in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.