Sackett St yesterday afternoon:
Last night: at Douglass and Bond
First and Bond Street flooded intersection at 8:20 PM last night
Union St and Bond Street flooded intersection
Second and Bond Street flooded intersection
Second and Bond Street flooded intersection with gasoline and varnish left by flood
Second and Bond Street flooded intersection with fire wood left by flood receding
Surveying the damage this morning. Oil sheen and flooding on Second St.
Storm aftermath. Burnt out bus on President St
Damaged fence at Union and Bond Streets
Damaged insulation on Sackett St
Firewood on First Street and Bond Street
Flood line on 2nd and Bond Street
These amazing photos chronicling the flooding and the flooding aftermath in the Gowanus area as a result of Hurricane Sandy were taken by Eymund Diegel. Thank you very much for sharing the images, Eymund.
No doubt this was the storm of the century. Scientists have been warning us about this eventuality for a very long time.
Here is a link to an older post that I wrote after I joined a walking tour of the Gowanus Canal with climate change expert Klaus Jacob of Columbia University and with Paul Reale of The Climate Reality Project,which was founded by Al Gore, Nobel Laureate and former Vice President of the United States.
Please take the time to read it here:
Everything they predicted came true yesterday.