US & Canada

Hurricane Sandy map and satellite images

The Nasa satellite image below shows the extent of the Hurricane Sandy's storm clouds. Winds of up to 75mph (120km/h) were recorded. The storm is predicted to make landfall in New Jersey on Monday 29 October, somewhere between Philadelphia and New York City.

Hurricane Sandy is huge and its winds could stretch across the eastern third of the US by Monday night, according to the National Hurricane Center. Here's what the storm would look like if its centre were over western Europe: