Memorable images from Superstorm Sandy

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

NEW YORK (WABC) -- On October 29, 2012, lives across the tri-state area were forever changed when Superstorm Sandy struck. Sandy is the costliest natural disaster to hit the New York Area. Governor Cuomo estimated that he storm cost New York State $43 Billion while Governor Christie estimated it cost the garden state $36.8 billion.

5 years later, we're still recovering and there are images that will always stay with us. Below are just some of the lasting images.

The roller coaster in Seaside Heights sitting in the ocean:

Newscopter 7 over Seaside Heights right after Superstorm Sandy

The youngest victims of the storm: newborn babies who needed to be evacuated:

Nurses rescue newborns during Superstorm Sandy

The devastation along Staten Island:

The trai of destruction on Staten Island after Superstorm Sandy.

Dramatic rescues in Little Ferry:

Video showing rescues in LIttle Ferry, New Jersey

A trail of destruction was left on Breezy Point:

Newscopter 7 overhead Breezy Point after Superstorm Sandy

The fiery destruction in the Rockaways:

Raw video from Rockaway, Queens during Superstorm Sandy

Video from Chelsea:

Chelsea during Superstorm Sandy.