Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Hits Burying Hill Beach, Westport CT

Bluefish washed up on Burying Hill Beach, Westport, CT after Hurricane Sandy 

Hurricane Sandy hit Westport, CT with a vengeance. At the time of this post, CT Light & Power reported an estimated 10,607 or 85 percent of Westport residents lost power. Power restoration and road clean ups are well underway.  Burying Hill Beach is 2.39 acre park situated on Westport's affluent Beachside Ave. These photos of Burying Hill Beach after the storm show nature's wrath.  

Burying Hill Beach flooded at high tide

Tree stump washed up on Burying Hill Beach

Mussel shells


Oyster Shell

 Burying Hill Beach Bathhouse seawall succumbs to the heavy surf

Pounding surf on Westport's Beachside Ave

Beachside Ave

Burying Hill Beach home completely flooded

The Town of Fairfield piled sand as high as possible to protect 
Southport Beach homes on Pequot Ave in Southport, CT

Tree damage in Westport, CT

Tree damage in Westport, CT

Westport's famed landmark, The Black Duck Cafe is trying to 
hold on from falling into the Saugatuck River.  It survived.

 Westport's Mercury gas station lost its roof.

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