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Superstorm 2012

A fleet of taxis sits submerged in water in Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. The Atlantic storm Sandy left a landscape of devastation across much of New Jersey, tearing apart seaside resort towns, ripping houses from foundations  and littering the turnpike with rail cars and debris.
We take apart the science behind this massive clash of weather systems, showing what happens when a tropical hurricane slams into a freezing cold front, over the most densely populated region in America.