Hurricane Sandy

By: Moses Manyiel

Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is a category 3 hurricane that had occurred in New York City in 2012. It had destroyed most of New York and New Jersey. 147 people were killed by it.


Sandy had started as tropical storm that had winds up to 75 mph. It then started to get a bit more bigger and had winds up to 90 mph.


305,000 buildings were destroyed from Sandy. It had destroyed work buildings and it had also left people homeless.


When the had hit, over 336,000 gallons of gas was spilled. It had taken weeks to clean up the spill and it had to take $71 million to pay for all of the damages that the hurricane made