Video: Sandy in time lapse over Manhattan

video of Hurricane Sandy hitting New York city

Richard Shepherd created this time lapse video of Superstorm Sandy hitting New York City by using images from the New York Times webcam, positioned on the 51st floor of the Times building in Manhattan.

Set to music, this disquieting video shows the progression of Sandy from noon on October 29 until 9:30 a.m. on October 30. Watch out for minute 0:42, when electricity went out and downtown Manhattan plunged into darkness.

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