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Snowstorm batters U.S. Northeast

Friday, 09 Nov, 2012 - 01:09

Nov. 8 - Ten days after Sandy slammed the U.S. East Coast, already frazzled New Yorkers are dealing with piles of snow from yet another storm. Deborah Gembara reports.

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It wasn't supposed to be this way. SOUNDBITE: New Yorker Vincent Reilly saying: "You know, it's kind of disbelief. You don't have a hurricane and ten days later you have snow. That's not the way it works. Hurricanes start in Africa come up looking for the cold ." Vincent Reilly is assessing the damage to his Breezy Point house after a snowstorm hammered parts of the U.S. Northeast. Many in this neighborhood were forced to leave after Sandy knocked out their power over a week ago. City workers and locals could be seen removing trash from homes destroyed by flooding. Joanne Kane says her main objective is getting her children back into a regular routine. SOUNDBITE: Joanne Kane saying: "I have one daughter who is in the school that has 50 kids in one classroom. You know, the snow just increased the water flow in the basement. I am luckier than most though, do I have to say," The morning after the storm, a total to 715,000 homes and businesseses are without power --- an increase of 43,000 homes from the previous day.

Snowstorm batters U.S. Northeast

Friday, 09 Nov, 2012 - 01:09

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