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Blog archive - 27 August, 2011

New York Braces itself for Hurricane Irene

27 Aug 2011
Categories: From The Editor, Travel News     Tags: , , , ,

For the first time in history, the entire New York transit system shut down at 12 noon today, meaning that all subway stations were closed, no buses are running and the three New York airports are closing down later this evening for outgoing flights with the majority of incoming flights already cancelled.  Parts of lower Manhattan have been evacuated for fear of flooding.  My friends who live down there are battening everything down as they have not been evacuated and are only one street away from the streets that have been!