Quincy, Massachusetts - A massive cleanup is underway after a powerful nor'easter clobbered the northeast.
Officials say more than 1.5 million homes and businesses in several states were still in the dark Saturday.
Numerous utility poles are down in Watertown, Massachusetts.
"It was pretty intense. Never seen anything like it," said Wayne Adams, a resident from Quincy, Massachusetts.
Whipping winds caused havoc in coastal areas from Maryland to Maine.
Huge waves from the Atlantic Ocean crashed onto streets submerging cars.
Emergency crews used boats to reach people trapped in their homes by rising floodwater.
“Cars are done for. All of our stuff is messed up but this is all that matters,” said Kyle O’ Keefe, another resident from Quincy, Massachusetts.
Police say a little boy was killed when a tree slammed into his home in Virginia.
“We’re just devastated. He wasn’t terminally sick it was just a freak accident in the middle of the night that took the baby from us,” said Dawn Summerfield, the grandma of the victim.
Upstate New York received 16 inches of snow.
Flood warnings remain in effect as the powerful storm moves out to sea.
But the headache left behind will be felt for days to come.
Airports are working to rebook thousands of passengers who were left stranded during the storm.
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