NEW JERSEY — This is just a glimpse of the havoc the recent deadly Nor’easter left behind. The death toll, according to officials, reached nine, including 2 children.
Three days later, over 500,000 households still have no power, from Massachusetts to Virginia.
Powerful winds toppled poles and uprooted trees including this one in Virginia Beach.
A 3-foot statue of the Virgin Mary which has been in the Martinez family’s garden for over thirty years. Martinez’s parents believe it was simply a miracle.
“Pero nung tingna ko wala syang ka galos galos, ang nasa harap nya ay isang malaking branch at nasa pag itan sya nang dalawang maliit na branch just a space to fit her,” said Letitia Martinez.
The storm also caused flooding along coastal areas. Some places are still underwater.
And as hundreds of work crews race to restore power across the Northeast, the National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch in effect for our areas from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night, which could bring up to a foot of snow.