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In one of the hardest hit places on the Jersey Shore and that -- Point Pleasant beach New Jersey a beautiful.
Beach front area that has been so hard hit -- what can you tell us today.
You know -- have -- yeah mark the start peeking out -- just first time in more than 24 hours I ever getting our first look at these widespread devastation along the security coastline including some of these beachfront home.
Would dump it -- section of the wall and -- you can see into the living room.
This -- -- -- that the beach is now in their living room this is the case up and down the -- I want to dig a little walk this way might.
Come around this way and just.
Was inundated last night the ocean -- followed the -- here the power was out.
Well all day and night and they're at their output or more -- and covering most of the roads here.
-- -- In that.
Both communities so this may not be unexpected but it was certainly blue ribbon -- -- -- you can see it sort of was an island.
In this storm the water was completely surrounded no -- -- But accurately be on the road got here it was a pretty rough night with very very -- And the -- it's going to be massive -- I mean that those homes are now part of the beach and in the beach you're walking through a deep section sand right -- Well I mean it just look at this -- right here.
There's this -- right here inside the house I mean it's it's how it.
This -- up and down the beach.
And there are.
There it is further away from the beach as well -- -- -- agreed to still -- that due to -- -- waterfront -- here.
-- -- other more than two million people across the state without.
Our there a couple of look nuclear.
-- -- that had to shut down the good concerned about rising waters are issues with.
With -- and and nearby -- You know that Atlantic City rebels suffered damages -- -- -- -- -- boardwalk washed away and there it was deep water on the streets there a lot of corporate community -- Heavy heavy body -- and a lot of homes.
And businesses govern pretty significant damages.
You know we've heard -- from governor Christine and he is very concerned about the whole state and it is trying to get up into a helicopter to get a look.
At some of the damage but the winds are just still too strong out there for that it Rick what -- tell us about that whole area.
Well I mean that the coach took a direct hit and you know we're pretty well north of where.
And he came short where the -- came ashore.
But there are hundreds of miles of coastline that are deeply deeply affected.
And -- not gonna have.
And everybody handles direct guidance -- that the pictures that we just showed -- Are seaside heights that was a live shot from seaside heights New Jersey go -- -- Yeah.
It damages are -- Widespread.
Like that let him.
Just given people an idea of how he does dad did on this particular run out of it did so well that you don't give up one and -- here to this -- -- and Bob the greens.
You know that that this is one.
Block -- immunity and there are doubling down behavior because mind that art just like -- -- off several feet of water.
All of the Jews were -- Walked away that -- ended up down the street here.
In the business did you could look over here see how bad -- Buddha bar hotel was born -- that the magic not down.
We -- pieces of -- well why is why other Russia Watergate it was worth some of the debris was coming from their -- is gone.
There are -- that -- Carried away and it is -- this really really hit very hard here.
We're just looking at as seen in this on the right hand side of the screen for a moment there of the ball legendary Atlantic City, New Jersey which really took -- direct -- -- -- back on those pictures again.
This is an area that has really tried to sort of rebuild over recent years build new hotels and draw people back -- the Atlantic City region.
To get the congress going there once again and and we're just looking at incredible pictures of -- trees look like they're.
Flying around the streets that -- Yeah the good news at least now is that the -- that call automated still nasty out there but we're not seeing the flooding we -- You know we just that's another high -- so at least on the coast it appears that the surge.
Concerns -- have evaporated but all the water that came over those burnt into the communities a lot of it is still there.
And we know that there are hundreds of people who are stranded in their homes.
Because the water has come into their communities anything and isn't leaving other got a move not he would not barber New York City we heard there were 800 people who were trapped in their homes.
So there are issues are that are being dealt with now -- He's being made now brought New Jersey.
And we'll have this it's it's really incredible -- -- just how bad.
This book from its its and it didn't it's pretty devastating back.
Thank you firm making it -- through this storm and giving us all of this coverage throughout this.
Hour and come back to Rick Leventhal little Havoc -- take care -- -- a little while.
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