At least 60 people killed in Hurricane Sandy in the U.S. and Canada
At least 60 people became victims of Hurricane Sandy in the United States and Canada. Most people were killed by fallen trees, road signs and billboards. The strength of the wind in the center of the hurricane reaches 135 kilometers per hour.
The storm reached the U.S. East Coast this morning. Life in New York is virtually paralyzed - the metro is stopped, buses canceled, airports closed, tunnels blocked. Metropolitan authorities urged residents not to leave home without urgent need. The disaster left without electricity more than 5 million people.