Manhattan goes dark as Sandy closes in on New York

Posted By: Jason Mayoff · 10/29/2012 9:18:00 PM

Parts of New York City have gone eerily dark as Sandy closes in.

The power company Con Edison says it has begun the process of shutting off electrical service to a portion of Lower Manhattan, a move that will protect both company and customer equipment, and allow for quicker restoration after Hurricane Sandy passes.

Water from the storm was also seen on security camera rushing into a New York subway station.

Water filling up a building in New York

Photos: Twitter/Instagram

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