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MORE COVERAGE: Hurricane Irene damage, reactions and deaths

Sunday, August 28, 2011 | 6:59 p.m. CDT; updated 8:03 p.m. CDT, Sunday, August 28, 2011
Vehicles make their way through flooded roadways in Southern Shores, N.C., on Sunday after Hurricane Irene swept through the area Saturday cutting the roadway in five locations. From North Carolina to New Jersey, Hurricane Irene appeared to have fallen short of the doomsday predictions, but more than 4.5 million homes and businesses along the East Coast reportedly lost power, and at least 11 deaths were blamed on the storm.

Hurricane Irene, which made landfall in North Carolina on Saturday and has resulted in the deaths of at least 19 people, was downgraded to a tropical storm Sunday. To find out more information about the storm that hit the East Coast, visit the following links:

  • CNN posted this article Sunday, which explores some of the damage from the hurricane. Large cities such as New York and Philadelphia experienced significant flooding, which collapsed buildings and halted subways.
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  • The New York Times technology blog Bits examined the Twitter response to the hurricane, including misinformation and fake pictures.
  • Yahoo! posted a video of the hurricane captured by the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Mike Fossum described it as "terrifying from above."
  • The Associated Press described some of the casualties resulting from the hurricane. Causes of death included fire, surfing accidents, trees and electrocution from downed wires.

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