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The Metropolitan Transportation Authrority is still working to pump flood water out of the New York City Subway after Hurricane Sandy.
Most of the major lines were up and running within a week of the hurricane, but the recovery teams have been working around the clock to restore service to the rest of the network.
From 6am local time today, a petrol rationing scheme in New York will come into effect as three quarters of the petrol stations in the city have been forced to close due to fuel shortages.
New York's Mayor Bloomberg said the decision was not taken lightly.
New York's Mayor Bloomberg has introduced a petrol rationing scheme as three quarters of the the petrol stations in the city have been forced to close due to fuel shortages.
The system, which follows a similar rationing regime implemented in New Jersey last week, begins at 6am tomorrow morning.
New York City has been hard hit by fuel shortages since Sandy hit ten days ago.
Emergency vehicles, buses, taxis and certain other vehicles are exempt from the rationing system.
The mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg has ordered odd-even licence plate rationing of petrol in the city following Hurricane Sandy.
Under the system, petrol forecourts may only sell fuel to vehicles with license plates that end in an even number on even numbered days of the month, and vice versa.
The New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has said that Hurricane Sandy has cost the state $33 billion (£20.7 bn) in damage and economic loss.
Speaking in a televised update, he instructed residents to photograph and get rid of damaged goods instead of keeping them as evidence for insurance companies.
He said there was a risk that excess debris in the streets could become "additional projectiles" in high winds.
The New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is about to give an update on the Hurricane Sandy recovery effort and on the storm that is currently battering the state.
Some 715,000 homes and businesses in the east of the US were without power as of 9am local time (2pm GMT) today as a result of a powerful storm, the US Department of Energy has said in a report.
The figure marks a dramatic increase from last night and refers to many of the same areas recently hit by Hurricane Sandy.
Combined peak outages now total 8.6 million, 8.5 million from Hurricane Sandy and 92,400 from the nor'easter.
A so-called nor'easter storm has brought several inches of snow and more strong wind to parts of New York that were recently devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
The coastal flood warning remains in force for New York Harbour, although yesterday's high tide was not as dramatic as forecasters had expected, the newspaper reports. A high wind warning also remains in force.
A coastal storm that has caused snow, gales and coastal flooding in north-eastern USA over the past 24 hours will "lose its grip" on the region on Thursday, the National Weather Service has said.
The latest storm has hit many of the areas that had already been decimated by superstorm Sandy.