Temporary losses to New York state's economy from super storm Sandy could reach £11 billion, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said.
At least 10 people have been confirmed dead while four others still missing in China's Liaoning province following a severe storm that hit the region last week, according to statistics released.
Indian actor Freida Pinto took New York City by storm with a glamorous red carpet premiere of her new film "Trishna" which released at the IFC Centre and Lincoln Plaza in New York and The Landmark in Los Angeles.
Global warming could unleash more violent thunderstorms, flash floods and forest fires in the coming years, according to an Israeli researcher.
A savage storm has knocked Washington, the capital of world's most powerful country, powerless with temperatures topping sizzling 40s, much like an Indian summer.