12 Photos - Oct 29, 2012
Photo: The Hudson River swells and rises over the banks of the Hoboken, New Jersey waterfront.Photo: Rough surf of the Atlantic Ocean breaks over the beach and across Beach Ave in Cape May, New Jersey.Photo: CAPE MAY, NJ - OCTOBER 29: Waters from Hurricane Sandy start to flood Beach Ave. on October 29, 2012 in Cape May, New Jersey. Later today the full force of Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit the New Jersey coastline bringing heavy winds and floodwaters.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)Photo: U.S. President Barack Obama walks through the rain to the Oval Office of the White House upon his return to Washington.Photo: An abandoned home is inundated with water at Shinnecock Bay in Southampton, New York.Photo: Waves crest over a road by winds caused by Hurricane Sandy in Southampton, New York.Photo: A Norfolk resident chains his bike and heads to work in flood waters near downtown in Norfolk, Virginia.Photo: Member of the public's photograph taken with a camera phone of the East River on the Manhattan side in New York, USA as Hurricane Sandy bore down on the US East Coast, threatening to bring an 11ft (3.4-metre) storm surge to the city.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 29, 2012. Parts of the US city were evacuated amid fears of flooding and power cuts as the superstorm - predicted to hit land at around 7pm local time - approached. See PA story US Storm. Photo credit should read: Andrea Levine /PA WirePhoto: Member of the public's photograph taken with a camera phone of the East River on the Manhattan side in New York, USA as Hurricane Sandy bore down on the US East Coast, threatening to bring an 11ft (3.4-metre) storm surge to the city.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 29, 2012. Parts of the US city were evacuated amid fears of flooding and power cuts as the superstorm - predicted to hit land at around 7pm local time - approached. See PA story US Storm. Photo credit should read: Andrea Levine /PA Wire
Photo: Governor Chris Christie's emergency declaration is shutting down Atlantic City's casinos and 30,000 residents were ordered to evacuate.Photo: NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Dark clouds are seen over the skyline of Manhattan as as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012 in New York City. The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the closure of all New York City will  bus, subway and commuter rail service as of Sunday evening.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Photo: The Cape May Lighthouse can be seen as heavy surf from Hurricane Sandy pounds the shoreline.