BBC image shows what Hurricane Sandy would have looked like if it hit Europe

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posted Friday, November 2, 2012 at 2:32 PM EDT

We've published some terrifying photos and videos of Hurricane Sandy and the resulting devastation this week but here's a striking image that gives a new perspective on just how massive the storm really was.

Created by the BBC, the map shows a simulated satellite view of what Sandy would have looked like had it swept through Europe, with the storm's center not far from Paris.

 
 

(Via the BBC via Buzzfeed)