Across the city, a power sub-station exploded, a hospital was evacuated and fire destroyed 50 homes. At least 32 people are reported dead across several US states. At least eight million homes and businesses are without power, says the US Department of Energy. In all, about 50 million people could be affected by the storm, with up to a million ordered to evacuate their homes. In New York City, 10 people were killed and the death toll could still rise
Some are photos of Sandy Storm in New York that has been taken from BBC NEWS.