Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Post Hurricane UPDATE 5 PM

Its 5 PM and the #1,#2, #7, #10 and other buses are back on the road.
It is expected that subway service will not be restored for four days or until next week.
The water level in Lower Manhattan is slowly receding, but several areas are still flooded.
Power is still out to lower Manhattan below 40th Street, and may be out for several more days.
The Metropolitan area has been declared a disaster area.
Most bridges have reopened. The Battery Tunnel remains closed due to flooding.
4.5 million people are still without power in NYC, Long Island New Jersey and Connecticut.
18 people have been found dead in NYC with 3 more missing.
In the Far Rockaway several people have been arrested for looting.
Many trees are down and several bus routes will have to be detoured around them.

More later with photos.

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