Seawater floods the entrance to the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel on Monday.
A firefighter surveys the rubble in the Breezy Point neighborhood in Queens. Dozens of homes and businesses were destroyed when a fire broke out in the midst of Hurricane Sandy.
The devastation in Breezy Point was widespread.
A man in Long Beach, N.Y., climbs under his garage door, which was flooded with ocean water and sand thanks to Hurricane Sandy.
Brian Hajeski, 41, of Brick, N.J., reacts after looking at debris of a home that washed up on to the Mantoloking Bridge on Tuesday the morning after Sandy rolled through, in Mantoloking, N.J.
A general view of submerged cars on Ave. C and 7th st, after severe flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy in Manhattan on Monday night.
An apartment building in Chelsea stands with its front completely torn off after the storm hit New York City on Monday.
A few dozen people take refuge from Hurricane Sandy at a Red Cross shelter in Deer Park, N.Y., on Monday.
Seawater floods the ground zero construction site on Monday.
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