Saturday, October 27, 2012

Timothy Fraser-Smith killed in Bahamas as Hurricane Sandy claims 43 lives

  • Briton, named as Timothy Fraser-Smith, was killed after he fell from his roof
  • Investment bank boss was 'trying to repair a window shutter' as hurricane swept the Caribbean
  • As many as 43 people reported dead across Caribbean as super storm barrels north
  • Up to 400,000 New Yorkers could be evacuated as city declares state of emergency, which means state will have access to federal funding
  • Subways facing possible shutdown - the second time in history
  • Sandy could be 'worst case' superstorm, more powerful than Irene
  • Could cause up to $1billion worth of damage