Watch as Megastorm Sandy unfolds, and explore what made it so much more devastating than other hurricanes. This program premiered on October 2, 2013 on PBS.
Was Megastorm Sandy a freak combination of weather systems? Or are hurricanes increasing in intensity due to a warming climate? How did this perfect storm make search and rescue so dangerous? "Inside the Megastorm" takes viewers moment by moment through Sandy, its impacts, and the future of storm protection. Through first person accounts from those who survived, and from experts and scientists, "Inside the Megastorm" gives scientific context to a new breed of storms.
For a classroom resource featuring a video segment from this program, check out Sandy and Climate Change.
This resource is part of the NOVA: Full-Length Broadcast Collection.