Hurricane Sandy is a Category 1 storm that is quickly becoming a “superstorm,” due to the prediction of colliding with a cold front. As the storm approaches the East Coast today, the storm is expected to produce massive storm surges, flooding, coastal hurricane winds, and Appalachian snows. IEM is monitoring social media accounts of the disaster for the most current and relevant information available
Links to twitter, blogs, picture and video accounts are provided through the links below.
Posts & News:
Hurricane Sandy Situational Maps & Satellite Imagery – See collection of maps, satellite imagery, radar, and twitter feeds
Sandy Public Information ESRI Map – See the real-time effects of the storm via social media posts.
Google’s Crisis Map for Sandy – Includes shelters, public alerts, some social media, etc.
CNN Coverage Blog – Breaking news updates on Hurricane Sandy
IEM will continue to monitor social media coverage as Hurricane Sandy affects the eastern United States.
Author: Disaster Social Network