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New York Daily Photo: Nor'easter
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Monday, 16 April 2007


Until recently, we have had a very sunny early spring, albeit colder than usual. However this is the northeast and in it's typically unpredictable way, spring has now brought us rain in the form of a nor'easter, with brisk winds, flooding, transportation delays, power outages, leaking roofs, snapping trees and other havoc. Some areas in upstate NY and northern New England with colder climates are experiencing snow storms. The photo was taken of Washington Square Park - click here for night shot. A nor'easter (contraction for northeaster) gets its name from its strong north east winds blowing in from the ocean, causing high seas and coastal damage. The coast of Massachusetts along with Cape Cod and Nantucket have historically been particularly brutalized by nor'easters - tragically, today is the Boston Marathon and apparently they are still running ...


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