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India: Cyclone Amphal makes landfall in Bay of Bengal02:30

India: Cyclone Amphal makes landfall in Bay of Bengal

India, Digha
May 21, 2020 at 01:21 GMT -00:00 · Published

Families were seen preparing for evacuation in the coastal areas near Digha in West Bengal on Wednesday just before cyclone Amphan made landfall bringing heavy winds and crashing waves.

Footage shows waves crashing against the protection wall on the sea shore, fallen trees strewn across the streets, and downed power lines.

Several people have reportedly been killed by the cyclone, which has also ripped through the neighbouring Bangladesh.

India: Cyclone Amphal makes landfall in Bay of Bengal02:30
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Families were seen preparing for evacuation in the coastal areas near Digha in West Bengal on Wednesday just before cyclone Amphan made landfall bringing heavy winds and crashing waves.

Footage shows waves crashing against the protection wall on the sea shore, fallen trees strewn across the streets, and downed power lines.

Several people have reportedly been killed by the cyclone, which has also ripped through the neighbouring Bangladesh.

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