Latest
 
  • All Share : 51141.14
    UP 2.11%
    Top40 - (Tradeable) : 45107.14
    UP 2.18%
    Financial 15 : 14350.63
    UP 3.04%
    Industrial 25 : 69852.35
    UP 2.06%
    Resource 10 : 29468.55
    UP 1.42%

  • ZAR/USD : 15.0577
    DOWN -0.85%
    ZAR/GBP : 20.0944
    DOWN -0.56%
    ZAR/EUR : 16.6838
    DOWN -0.69%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1467
    DOWN -0.41%
    ZAR/AUD : 11.1359
    DOWN -0.56%

  • Gold US$/oz : 1321
    UP 0.72%
    Platinum US$/oz : 988
    UP 1.02%
    Silver US$/oz : 18.29
    UP 3.04%
    Palladium US$/oz : 573
    UP 1.06%
    Brent Crude : 48.86
    UP 0.33%

  • All data is delayed by 15 min. Data supplied by Profile Data
    Hover cursor over this ticker to pause.

Wed Jun 29 09:17:15 SAST 2016

Superstorm Sandy death toll at 121 in North-Eastern US

Sapa-dpa | 13 November, 2012 07:18

Superstorm Sandy killed at least 121 people, including 43 in New York, when it devastated the north-eastern United States in late October, New York police said on Monday.

One 77-year-old man died on Sunday from injuries suffered when Sandy hit Rockaway, Queens, on October 29. Police also discovered one more body during clean-up operations the same day on Staten Island, bringing the total death toll in New York to 43.

The two New York City boroughs' residential areas along the Atlantic seashores suffered major destruction from the storm.

Government officials in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut estimated property and economic damages caused by Sandy at 50 billion dollars. Sandy caused widespread flooding and power outages, affecting millions.

SHARE YOUR OPINION

If you have an opinion you would like to share on this article, please send us an e-mail to the Times LIVE iLIVE team. In the mean time, click here to view the Times LIVE iLIVE section.