Meteorologists predicted Hurricane Sandy would be this damaging. But nobody expected the storm to be this telegenic.
From staggering natural phenomena to East Coasters making the best of it, you’ll find the most popular videos of the storm on Chill.com. A social network where users rank their favorites, it’s a good benchmark for finding top-rated videos from YouTube and Vimeo.
Chill gave the Daily Dot a list of its most-watched Hurricane Sandy videos—chosen by users and curated by the site’s editors. Watch them below:
Even without sound, this is one scary explosion. Luckily, ConEd is reporting that nobody at the plant was hurt.
This Washington, D.C. jogger confirms the Daily Dot’s report—nothing is funnier than a guy in a horse mask.
Check out Hurricane Sandy from space. From the station, the entire Earth seems covered in white.
You can hear the videographer cursing as the wall falls off an apartment building. Fortunately, nobody was injured except for a car.
If you see a fast-spreading electrical fire, you should probably run for cover instead of filming it. It’s no surprise the videographer’s hands were shaking.
That’s one way to make the best of a hurricane. Watch as somebody actually jetskis through a flooded street.
In this video by the AP, enormous waves crash on the beach.
“This is the apocalypse,” the cell phone videographer says matter-of-factly before watching his neighborhood’s trees fall one by one.
If you’re looking for the science of the storm in layperson’s terms, watch this. In two minutes, science writer Seth Borenstein explains what makes Sandy unique.
This Oct. 26 trajectory is even more alarming now that we know what comes next.
The reporter may have said “this is serious business,” but her tone wasn’t enough to prevent two photobombers from dancing in the background.
Fallon brings a bit of levity to a dangerous natural disaster.
Photo via YouTube