As it happened: Storm Sandy updates

Key points

  • A huge storm, Sandy, pounded the north-eastern US, leaving at least 40 people dead and more than 8m homes without power
  • New York and New Jersey were declared "major disaster" zones, amid serious flooding fuelled by record tidal surges
  • President Obama travels to storm-hit New Jersey on Wednesday, as Republican rival Mitt Romney resumes campaigning. All times EDT

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Reporting:

  • Pia Gadkari 
  • Jude Sheerin 
  • Jastinder Khera 
  • Caroline Anning 
  • Adam Blenford 
  • Aidan Lewis 
  • Alexandra Fouché 
  • Taylor Brown 

Last updated 31 October 2012

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