Natural Event of the Year: Hurricane Sandy
This hurricane hit the East coast of the United States and the Carribbean region affecting seven countries in all. More than 250 people were killed in the hurricane which was expected to do much worse. It flooded American streets and tunnels and resulted in power outages. New York City was affected including the famous subway system.
Image: A Rehoboth Beach resident watches waves crash down in Delaware, just before Sandy made landfall.