The BBC reported that so far at least 32 people have been killed in addition to the power outages and transportation wreckage that storm Sandy caused Monday.
The BBC reported that the US Department of Energy said that at least eight million homes and businesses have lost power due flooding from the storm.
"We had a storm of unprecedented proportions," said New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a press conference according to the New York Times.
The New York Times reported that it could take weeks for the state of New York to return to normal.
According to the BBC, other areas of the United States have suffered due to the storm as well. New Jersey received a great deal of damage from the storm. The storm also caused heavy snowfall over the Appalachian mountains.