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Superstorm 2012 - Hurricane Sandy

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  • 8 years ago
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Footage from the fast turnaround production for National Geographic Channel, "Superstorm 2012".

This film looks at the stories behind the biggest storm to hit New York in living memory. How a freak combination of natural events led to life changing experiences for those in its path - the YouTube generation who watched trees being uprooted, cars swept away and whole neighbourhoods on fire. We take apart the science behind this massive clash of weather systems, showing just what happens when a tropical hurricane slams into a freezing cold front, over the most densely populated part of North America. Have the lessons of Hurricane Katrina been learnt or is it just the start of a nightmare scenario facing the world's population, in a changing climate?
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