Lucy Brocklehurst, a student from Leicester High School for Girls said that listening to all the sirens outside, was the "scariest part" of their ordeal.
Lucy and other students from the school were unable to return home on their flight from Washington due to the destruction from Hurricane Sandy.
Thirty eight schoolgirls from Leicester remain stranded in America as the clear up continues following hurricane Sandy's destruction.
Hurricane Sandy has been downgraded from a Hurricane to Post Tropical Cyclone.
Schoolchildren from Leicester are trapped in New York on a trip. They sent their account through the night, barricaded in a hotel.