Waves crashed over the sea wall on Winthrop Shore Drive yesterday as high tide approached. In Revere, Winthrop Parkway was closed using steel doors to prevent flooding of low-lying areas.

Northeaster leaves 70,000 without power

Storm disrupts airports, roads, but flooding is minor

By Raja Mishra and Adrienne P. Samuels
Globe Staff / October 26, 2005

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An early season northeaster churned through New England yesterday, less powerful than forecast but still potent enough to leave 70,000 homes and businesses temporarily without power, to disrupt travel at airports and on highways, and to whip up enough wind and rain to cause moments of chaos in coastal towns. (Full article: 1078 words)

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