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Manx contingent face Hurricane Sandy

Tue, 30 Oct 2012

The subway system has been flooded - picture by Ben Bateson
The subway system has been flooded - picture by Ben Bateson

It’s been New York’s longest night and a long night for the Manx contingent stuck there while Hurricane Sandy strikes.

She hit last night causing extensive damage, flooding and power outages.

Yesterday we heard from a number of people from the Island who are there on holiday - including Sam Warren, who's with her 12 year old daughter and her mother, and 24 year old Ben Bateson from Douglas.

The flight he was due to be coming home on yesterday was cancelled due to the weather.

Speaking to us just before the storm hit he said it was a bizarre situation to be in:

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