PHOTOS Cyclonic storm Amphan kills 72 in India's West Bengal: chief minister

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Cyclonic storm Amphan kills 72 in India's West Bengal: chief minister

Xinhua

08:18, May 22, 2020

A traffic police officer patrols affected area by severe cyclonic storm Amphan in Kolkata, India on May 21, 2020. Chief Minister of India's eastern state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, said on Thursday that 72 people were killed in her state due to the severe cyclonic storm Amphan. The cyclonic storm triggering gusty winds up to 190 kmph and rain battered West Bengal and coastal Odisha on Wednesday evening, flattening makeshift houses and uprooting electric poles and trees. (Str/Xinhua)

An uprooted tree falls on a mini bus during the severe cyclonic storm Amphan in Kolkata, India on May 21, 2020. Chief Minister of India's eastern state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, said on Thursday that 72 people were killed in her state due to the severe cyclonic storm Amphan. The cyclonic storm triggering gusty winds up to 190 kmph and rain battered West Bengal and coastal Odisha on Wednesday evening, flattening makeshift houses and uprooting electric poles and trees. (Str/Xinhua)

The members of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) remove uprooted trees after severe cyclonic storm Amphan hit Kolkata, India on May 21, 2020. Chief Minister of India's eastern state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, said on Thursday that 72 people were killed in her state due to the severe cyclonic storm Amphan. The cyclonic storm triggering gusty winds up to 190 kmph and rain battered West Bengal and coastal Odisha on Wednesday evening, flattening makeshift houses and uprooting electric poles and trees. (Str/Xinhua)

The members of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) remove uprooted trees after severe cyclonic storm Amphan hit Kolkata, India on May 21, 2020. Chief Minister of India's eastern state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, said on Thursday that 72 people were killed in her state due to the severe cyclonic storm Amphan. The cyclonic storm triggering gusty winds up to 190 kmph and rain battered West Bengal and coastal Odisha on Wednesday evening, flattening makeshift houses and uprooting electric poles and trees. (Str/Xinhua)

A commuter walks beside uprooted trees after severe cyclonic storm Amphan hit Kolkata, India on May 21, 2020. Chief Minister of India's eastern state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, said on Thursday that 72 people were killed in her state due to the severe cyclonic storm Amphan. The cyclonic storm triggering gusty winds up to 190 kmph and rain battered West Bengal and coastal Odisha on Wednesday evening, flattening makeshift houses and uprooting electric poles and trees. (Str/Xinhua)

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