Dream holidays lost in destruction

Cars submerged in water near the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in New York as Sandy leaves a trail of destruction.

Cars submerged in water near the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in New York as Sandy leaves a trail of destruction.

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TRAVELLERS from the Fylde coast have had their dream holidays in the New York destroyed following the devastation left by Hurricane Sandy.

Holidaymakers say they were forced to hide out in their New York hotels and have described how the subway flooded, shops shut and even Central Park closed as the tropical storm took hold.

Blackpool hairdresser Jennifer Smith, 63, of Park Road, flew to JFK Airport at the weekend and landed just hours before the storm hit.

 

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