After the Storm (19 images)

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New York, NY - 19 August 2009 - On the night of August 18 a severe storm, or Microburst, cut across Riverside Park, Central Park, and Randalls Island, with winds up to 70 mph. Over 100 trees in the north end of Central Park, near the Great Hill and the North Woods were felled and 500 more were seriously damaged.

Parks officials estimate the clean-up will take a week and cost in exceed of one million dollars.

Many of the fallen trees were particularly old and...
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