Superstorm Sandy cuts power to 8.1 million homes or More

By: illegreen317, 8:03 PM GMT on October 30, 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 8.1 million U.S. homes and businesses were without power on Tuesday after Hurricane Sandy tore down power lines, flooded electrical networks and sparked an explosion at a Consolidated Edison substation on Manhattan's East River.About a quarter of New York City's homes and businesses were without power 15 hours after Hurricane Sandy roared ashore accompanied by a nearly 14-foot (4.2-metre) tidal surge that flooded empty subway and highw...

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