Hurricane Irene leaves hundreds of thousands of people without power or running water.
Here, trains are stuck at the Trenton Transit Center in New Jersey because of water on the tracks following the storm.
Gino Borova, left, gives a canoe ride to his neighbour, Tom Soboleski, as they make their way through floodwaters in New Jersey, in America. The river there flooded after Hurricane Irene.
Coney Island is a beach and fairground in Brooklyn, New York. People are checking out the damage at sunrise after wind and rain battered the area on Sunday.
It's not just humans who've been troubled by Hurricane Irene. Greg Austin in North Carolina tries to save a large fish that was washed out of a local pond during the storm surge. His town was cut off by the hurricane.
This NASA satellite image shows Irene over eastern Canada, Jose in the central Atlantic and Tropical Depression 12 in the far eastern Atlantic.
Rivers in northern Jersey are still rising and people are being evacuated along the low lying areas of the river. More than 600,000 homes and businesses were left without power there.
A woman rides her bicycle through a flooded street in Manhattan after Hurricane Irene passed over New York City. The tropical storm battered New York with heavy winds and rain on Sunday, knocking out power to parts of the city.
Irene was downgraded to a tropical storm on Sunday morning but was still sending waves crashing onto shorelines and flooding coastal suburbs.
Jarrid Gonyea and his wife Michelle Gonyea are from Wilmington, New York. They check out storm damage - this road has been split in two.