Nearly 400,000 people in New York were ordered to leave their homes ahead of Hurricane Sandy.
None of the city’s thousands of taxis are on the streets today one driver told the BBC. “It feels like a science fiction movie,” he said.
(David Klaus, watching the TODAY show at 7 a.m. EDT, said to the contrary, he could see several taxis driving past the Rockefeller Plaza studio window.)
Waves are coming ashore in Battery Park City on the southwest tip of Manhattan.