In Sandy’s aftermath, two rainbows over Manhattan

We're posting 9 pictures of the same rainbow because damn it, New York deserves it.


Kevin Morris


Posted on Oct 30, 2012   Updated on Jun 2, 2021, 8:29 am CDT

Hurricane Sandy’s long arms of destruction have finally moved inland, but New York City is still reeling. Millions are without power. Flood waters have yet to recede, and another high tide looms. But if you’re prone to seeing omens in Mother Nature, she’s left a hopeful sign over lower Manhattan this morning: a double rainbow, confirmed via dozens of images on Twitter and other social media sites.

Photo via kurtdletrich/Instagram

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*First Published: Oct 30, 2012, 10:25 am CDT