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The ‘Hurricane Sandy: View from Above’ Tracks Weather from Up H

By: Jordy Eleni - Published: Nov 2, 2012 • References: nytimes and updates.gizmodo
The New York Times’ ‘Hurricane Sandy: View From Above’ video documents the progression of the storm from the time of its onset. The time lapse clips are filmed from the 51st floor of the New York Times building, offering an intriguing birds eye view of the monsoon-like downpour.

In under five minutes, the iconic media group tracks the devastation that occurred between Sunday October 28th and Wednesday October 31st in New York City.

This above-ground perspective picks up on the pellets of rain as they pounded on the high rise windows. The dusk-till-dawn shots follow the rapid development of Hurricane Sandy, revealing just how quickly the meteorological event picked up over the course of only a few days.