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Hurricane Irene's flooding and destruction

By: Catie Leary on Aug. 29, 2011, 10:25 a.m.
Children play in the yard outside their home, which is littered with debris left behind by storm surges from Irene that hit East Haven, Conn. on Aug. 28.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Tropical storm playground

Children play in the yard outside their home, which is littered with debris left behind by storm surges from Irene that hit East Haven, Conn., on Aug. 28.