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No scientific losses from Hurricane Sandy | Campus News

Overflow. Two views of floodwater from Hurricane Sandy: the FDR Drive, near RRB (left) and 62nd Street, near Scholars Residence.When water from the East River first spilled over its banks and began washing onto the FDR Drive late in the evening of October 29, the several dozen or so administrators and essential personnel monitoring the storm knew it was not likely to stop at the curb. The lowest levels of several campus buildings were vulnerable — and some damage was going to be inevitable.