The much anticipated Hurricane Irene blew through the East Coast over the weekend, killing at least 38 people, according to MSNBC. The storm caused 5 million power outages between North Carolina and Maine, according to the Washington Post.
North Carolina was hit hard, and as of yesterday, people were still trapped by flood waters, according to the International Business Times. They report that the state has opened 56 shelters for evacuees, which are housing about 4700 people. Below are images taken in South Carolina, North Carolina and New York City.
New York: By Ennuipoet * FreeVerse Photography New York
Ocean City, MD: citron_smurf
Maryland: The National Gaurd, Post Hurricane Support Salisbury, MD
South Carolina: Haley Doty and Kenny Vaden
North Carolina: NCDOTCommunications