Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Superstorm Sandy's death toll rises to 17 across the US and Canada, as fires rage and subway tunnels remain flooded in New York.

Superstorm Sandy is heading inland after battering parts of the east coast of the United States and Canada, killing at least 17.

The storm lashed parts of the east coast overnight, leading President Barack Obama to declare a "major disaster" in New York and Long Island.