|Monday, 29 October 2012 01:02|
Michael Bloomberg said 72 evacuation centres had been set up around the city in schools and community centres. NEW YORK: The mayor of New York has ordered the mandatory evacuation of 375,000 people ahead of Hurricane Sandy.
Subway, bus and train services will be suspended from 7pm local time and hundreds of flights into the city's airports have been rerouted or cancelled.
Hurricane Sandy is heading north from the Caribbean - where it has killed 65 people - to threaten the eastern US with sheets of rain, high winds and heavy snow.
- Sky News