Nightly News | October 29, 2012
>> we talked about point pleasant beach. right in the central new jersey shore tonight, where the satellite truck has been broadcasting all day. just before we lost the ability to broadcast a live signal because of wind and rain, al roker recorded this report from point pleasant beach.
>> reporter: brian, you being a native son of new jersey, you know how much people of new jersey pride themselves on their beach. well, all day long, hurricane sandy has been waging a war with a dune that was built after a nor'easter in 1992 . well, finally, hurricane sandy has won. the dune has been destroyed. the ocean is now rushing in, and making its way on to the streets of point pleasant beach. a long day of constant pounding that is finally ending with the erosion of that dune. and the ruining of that beach. by morning, the officials will be out here surveying the damage, but it has been a long, drawn-out battle, one that mother nature was bound to win. brian?
>> al roker , and al, you're right, what a sad sight for those of us who love that spot. al roker will stay in place there reporting for tomorrow morning , on today, and we'll have information streaming live on the web, for those without power reduced to watching on their devices.