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Strongest cyclone in over a decade slams into India, Bangladesh

A man with a child rides on a motorbike on a street blocked by trees that were uprooted by cyclone Amphan, in Satkhira, Bangladesh May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Km Asad

A man with a child rides on a motorbike on a street blocked by trees that were uprooted by cyclone Amphan, in Satkhira, Bangladesh May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Km Asad

A man with a child rides on a motorbike on a street blocked by trees that were uprooted by cyclone Amphan, in Satkhira, Bangladesh May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Km Asad
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Residents salvage belongings from the rubble of a damaged house in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in South 24 Parganas district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 22. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Residents salvage belongings from the rubble of a damaged house in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in South 24 Parganas district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 22. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Residents salvage belongings from the rubble of a damaged house in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in South 24 Parganas district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 22. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Men cut branches of an uprooted tree in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in South 24 Parganas district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 22. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Men cut branches of an uprooted tree in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in South 24 Parganas district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 22. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Men cut branches of an uprooted tree in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in South 24 Parganas district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 22. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A flooded fuel station is pictured after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A flooded fuel station is pictured after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A flooded fuel station is pictured after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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People stand next to an uprooted tree after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People stand next to an uprooted tree after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People stand next to an uprooted tree after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man cuts branches of an uprooted tree after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man cuts branches of an uprooted tree after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man cuts branches of an uprooted tree after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man salvages his belongings from the rubble of a damaged shop after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in South 24 Parganas district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man salvages his belongings from the rubble of a damaged shop after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in South 24 Parganas district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man salvages his belongings from the rubble of a damaged shop after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in South 24 Parganas district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A bus damaged by a fallen tree due to Cyclone Amphan, is seen in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, May 21. ANI via REUTERS TV  

A bus damaged by a fallen tree due to Cyclone Amphan, is seen in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, May 21. ANI via REUTERS TV  

A bus damaged by a fallen tree due to Cyclone Amphan, is seen in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, May 21. ANI via REUTERS TV  
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Men salvage items from a damaged shop after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in South 24 Parganas district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Men salvage items from a damaged shop after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in South 24 Parganas district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Men salvage items from a damaged shop after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in South 24 Parganas district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A man walks with his bicycle under an uprooted tree after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in South 24 Parganas district, in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man walks with his bicycle under an uprooted tree after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in South 24 Parganas district, in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A man walks with his bicycle under an uprooted tree after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in South 24 Parganas district, in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, May 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A woman carries her son as she tries to protect him from heavy rain while they rush to a safer place, following their evacuation from a slum area before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 20.  
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A woman carries her son as she tries to protect him from heavy rain while they rush to a safer place, following their evacuation from a slum area before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 20. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A woman carries her son as she tries to protect him from heavy rain while they rush to a safer place, following their evacuation from a slum area before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 20. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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People gather at a Cyclone Centre for protection before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Gabura  on the outskirts of Satkhira district, Bangladesh, May 20. REUTERS/Stringer

People gather at a Cyclone Centre for protection before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Gabura on the outskirts of Satkhira district, Bangladesh, May 20. REUTERS/Stringer

People gather at a Cyclone Centre for protection before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Gabura on the outskirts of Satkhira district, Bangladesh, May 20. REUTERS/Stringer
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Local residents try to enforce the embankment before the cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Gabura on the outskirts of Satkhira district, Bangladesh, May 20. REUTERS/Stringer

Local residents try to enforce the embankment before the cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Gabura on the outskirts of Satkhira district, Bangladesh, May 20. REUTERS/Stringer

Local residents try to enforce the embankment before the cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Gabura on the outskirts of Satkhira district, Bangladesh, May 20. REUTERS/Stringer
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People reinforce the roof as they prepare for Cyclone Amphan in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, May 20.  RO YASSIN ABDUMONAB/via REUTERS

People reinforce the roof as they prepare for Cyclone Amphan in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, May 20.  RO YASSIN ABDUMONAB/via REUTERS

People reinforce the roof as they prepare for Cyclone Amphan in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, May 20.  RO YASSIN ABDUMONAB/via REUTERS
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Police officers carry a disabled man to a safer place following his evacuation from a slum area before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 20.  
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Police officers carry a disabled man to a safer place following his evacuation from a slum area before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 20. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Police officers carry a disabled man to a safer place following his evacuation from a slum area before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 20. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Fishermen tie their boats along the shore before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in the Baleswar district of the eastern state of Odisha, India, May 20.  
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Fishermen tie their boats along the shore before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in the Baleswar district of the eastern state of Odisha, India, May 20. REUTERS/Stringer

Fishermen tie their boats along the shore before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in the Baleswar district of the eastern state of Odisha, India, May 20. REUTERS/Stringer
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People make their way to a safer place before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall in Gabura, on the outskirts of Satkhira district, Bangladesh, May 20. REUTERS/Stringer

People make their way to a safer place before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall in Gabura, on the outskirts of Satkhira district, Bangladesh, May 20. REUTERS/Stringer

People make their way to a safer place before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall in Gabura, on the outskirts of Satkhira district, Bangladesh, May 20. REUTERS/Stringer
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Rescue workers cut tree branches that fell on a truck trailer after heavy winds caused by Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata, India, May 20.   REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Rescue workers cut tree branches that fell on a truck trailer after heavy winds caused by Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata, India, May 20. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Rescue workers cut tree branches that fell on a truck trailer after heavy winds caused by Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata, India, May 20. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Clouds cover the skies over the river Ganges ahead of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata, India, May 19. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Clouds cover the skies over the river Ganges ahead of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata, India, May 19. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Clouds cover the skies over the river Ganges ahead of Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata, India, May 19. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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