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Why are they trending? Hurricane Sandy, #Sandy, New York, This Morning

What's trending and why? 30 October 2012

Hurricane Sandy, #Sandy, New York

Thirteen have been killed and 6 million people are without power this morning after Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline and hurled a record-breaking 13ft surge of seawater at New York.

@Standardnews tweets: "Great picture from Reuters of flood waters from Hurricane Sandy rush into the Port Authority Trans-Hudson's (PATH) Hoboken, New Jersey station through an elevator shaft. http://live.standard.co.uk/Event/Thread.aspx?Id=67505"

@_Adam_Rodriguez tweets: "I'm sending Love & positive thoughts 2 everyone on the east coast battling the aftermath of Sandy Take good care of urselves & each other!"


This Morning

Boyband One Direction will be appearing on This Morning. It appears that a large proportion of tweenage girls (and a few boys) care a lot about this.

@itvthismorning tweets: "Here's a little sneak peek of our AlisonHammond2 meeting onedirection - don't miss today's show! 1DOnTM http://say.ly/kxJ4tEh"

@1DLMixAccess  tweets: "1D will be on This Morning on ITV. They could be on soon or at 11:30am onwards. If you have Sky, you can catch it on ITV+ at 12:30pm"

@STYLATORARMY tweets: "oh 1D are on this morning at 12:10? ugh I'm having a social life later and going out so can someone put it on youtube?"


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