Storm topples trees, powerlines; disables traffic signals, causes flooding
Nina Doster of South Jamaica said the storm frightened her and her children King, 5 and Patience, 8. A tree tipped over onto the power lines, knocking out the electricity.
A massive tree is uprooted, taking with it a portion of one homeowner’s lawn on Sayres Avenue in St. Albans and blocking a driveway.
A tree landed on Servio Moreno’s home on Parsons Boulevard in Jamaica.
A tree is ripped out by the roots and leans against a house on Parsons Boulevard in Jamaica.
A crew of city workers removes the remains of a fallen tree near the corner of Grand Central Parkway and Parsons Boulevard in Jamaica.
A tree is snapped in half on 142nd Avenue in Springfield Gardens.
This tree on Farmers Boulevard in St. Albans was no match for the winds of Hurricane Sandy.
Like all city parks, Rufus King Park in downtown Jamaica was closed Monday due to storm conditions. But on Tuesday it was back to normal with dozens of people playing soccer.
The storm destroyed the awning and part of the facade of a beauty shop on Merrick Boulevard in St. Albans.
A Con Edison crew works to repair power lines on 122nd Avenue in South Jamaica.
Drivers make their way through flooded streets around the Bay Harbor Mall on Tuesday by the Queens-Nassau border in Rockaway.