About Superstorm 2012: Hell and High Water
Mankind has always been at the mercy of Mother Nature. We have faced everything from tidal waves and earthquakes to tornadoes and hurricanes, but was Superstorm Sandy different? Many believe it was just a taste of things to come. HISTORY's new special Superstorm 2012: Hell and High Water, premiering Sunday, November 18, at 9 p.m., is the story of a superstorm that's changing the way we think about the weather and our world.
Hurricane Sandy claimed more than 160 lives from the Caribbean to the East Coast of North America, leaving in its wake billions of dollars of destruction and devastation. Superstorm 2012: Hell and High Water brings together a team of some of the world's best meteorologists and scientists, who will take viewers inside the anatomy of a superstorm. They will show how a superstorm is formed and dissect the conditions that made Sandy spiral out of control. Viewers will witness the devastating results, hear amazing stories from those who were there and examine what needs to be done to save lives and property.
Superstorm 2012: Hell and High Water, revealing and shocking in equal parts, will be relevant long after the debris is cleared. Was Sandy a freak storm, or is it part of an ever-increasing cycle of natural disasters? Using the latest scientific data, HISTORY's elite team will search for the clues that may offer a glimpse into a terrifying future.
Keep up with the latest History shows, online features, special offers and more.Sign up