PHOTOS: Lives lost, buildings damaged as cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc

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Cyclone Amphan made landfall in West Bengal, India on May 20 and left a trail of death and destruction, as well as financial losses worth thousands of crores of rupees. The death toll stood at at least 72 on Wednesday, as told by Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of Bengal.

Air India aircrafts are parked at the flooded Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)
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Air India aircrafts are parked at the flooded Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)
Aircraft are parked at a terminal near the flooded tarmac at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)
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Aircraft are parked at a terminal near the flooded tarmac at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)
Air India aircrafts are parked at the flooded Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)
INDIA-BANGLADESH-WEATHER-CYCLONE
Air India aircrafts are parked at the flooded Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)
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An aircraft is parked at the flooded Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)
INDIA-BANGLADESH-WEATHER-CYCLONE
An aircraft is parked at the flooded Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)
Aircraft are parked at a terminal near the flooded tarmac at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)
INDIA-BANGLADESH-WEATHER-CYCLONE
Aircraft are parked at a terminal near the flooded tarmac at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)
Air India aircrafts are parked at the flooded Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)
INDIA-BANGLADESH-WEATHER-CYCLONE
Air India aircrafts are parked at the flooded Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)
A bus damaged by a fallen tree due to Cyclone Amphan, is seen in Kolkata - REUTERS
At least 22 killed as 'super cyclone' ravages Bangladesh and India
A bus damaged by a fallen tree due to Cyclone Amphan, is seen in Kolkata - REUTERS
Villagers salvage items from their house damaged by cyclone Amphan in Midnapore, West Bengal, on May 21, 2020. - The strongest cyclone in decades slammed into Bangladesh and eastern India on May 20, sending water surging inland and leaving a trail of destruction. (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
Villagers salvage items from their house damaged by cyclone Amphan in Midnapore, West Bengal, on May 21, 2020. - The strongest cyclone in decades slammed into Bangladesh and eastern India on May 20, sending water surging inland and leaving a trail of destruction. (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
A man checks cars in a garage damaged by cyclone Amphan in Satkhira on May 21, 2020. (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
A man checks cars in a garage damaged by cyclone Amphan in Satkhira on May 21, 2020. (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Villagers repair their house damaged by cyclone Amphan in Satkhira on May 21, 2020. (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Villagers repair their house damaged by cyclone Amphan in Satkhira on May 21, 2020. (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
A woman salvages items from her house damaged by cyclone Amphan in Satkhira on May 21, 2020. (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
A woman salvages items from her house damaged by cyclone Amphan in Satkhira on May 21, 2020. (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
A woman removes debris from a road after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Midnapore, West Bengal, on May 21, 2020. (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
A woman removes debris from a road after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Midnapore, West Bengal, on May 21, 2020. (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
Photo shows the impact of cyclone Amphan in the Khulna district, some 200 km from Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh on Wednesday raised its storm danger signal to the highest level of 10 as "very severe" cyclone Amphan formed in the Bay of Bengal is heading towards its coastlines. (Photo by Str/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/ via Getty Images)
Photo shows the impact of cyclone Amphan in the Khulna district, some 200 km from Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh on Wednesday raised its storm danger signal to the highest level of 10 as "very severe" cyclone Amphan formed in the Bay of Bengal is heading towards its coastlines. (Photo by Str/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/ via Getty Images)
A woman removes debris from a road after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Midnapore, West Bengal, on May 21, 2020. (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
A woman removes debris from a road after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Midnapore, West Bengal, on May 21, 2020. (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
Fishery Boats parked in Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Fishery Boats parked in Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
People are seen at the Chandabali and Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
People are seen at the Chandabali and Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Residents walk along a street to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Residents walk along a street to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
DAKOP, KHULNA, BANGLADESH - 2020/05/20: A man with his son walks through water after crosses the river by boat immediately before Cyclone Amphan hits Bangladesh costal area in Khulna. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by K M Asad/LightRocket via Getty Images)
DAKOP, KHULNA, BANGLADESH - 2020/05/20: A man with his son walks through water after crosses the river by boat immediately before Cyclone Amphan hits Bangladesh costal area in Khulna. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by K M Asad/LightRocket via Getty Images)
DAKOP, KHULNA, BANGLADESH - 2020/05/20: Man and women cross the river immediately before Cyclone Amphan hits Bangladesh costal area in Khulna. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by K M Asad/LightRocket via Getty Images)
DAKOP, KHULNA, BANGLADESH - 2020/05/20: Man and women cross the river immediately before Cyclone Amphan hits Bangladesh costal area in Khulna. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by K M Asad/LightRocket via Getty Images)
DAKOP, KHULNA, BANGLADESH - 2020/05/20: People cross the river immediately before Cyclone Amphan hits Bangladesh costal area in Khulna. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by K M Asad/LightRocket via Getty Images)
DAKOP, KHULNA, BANGLADESH - 2020/05/20: People cross the river immediately before Cyclone Amphan hits Bangladesh costal area in Khulna. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by K M Asad/LightRocket via Getty Images)
DAKOP, KHULNA, BANGLADESH - 2020/05/20: A man with his old mother walks through water after crosses the river by boat immediately before Cyclone Amphan hits Bangladesh costal area in Khulna. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by K M Asad/LightRocket via Getty Images)
DAKOP, KHULNA, BANGLADESH - 2020/05/20: A man with his old mother walks through water after crosses the river by boat immediately before Cyclone Amphan hits Bangladesh costal area in Khulna. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by K M Asad/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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, 2020. 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, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
KOLKATA, INDIA - MAY 20: Trees sway under an overcast sky after Cyclone Amphan hit the city with heavy rain and wind during the afternoon on May 20, 2020 in Kolkata, India. Super Cyclone Amphan made landfall at 2.30 pm. Over five lakh people have been evacuated in West Bengal while over 1.58 lakh have been taken to safety in Odisha. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
KOLKATA, INDIA - MAY 20: Trees sway under an overcast sky after Cyclone Amphan hit the city with heavy rain and wind during the afternoon on May 20, 2020 in Kolkata, India. Super Cyclone Amphan made landfall at 2.30 pm. Over five lakh people have been evacuated in West Bengal while over 1.58 lakh have been taken to safety in Odisha. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
A view of high waves at Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A view of high waves at Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Residents walk along a street to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Residents walk along a street to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A man boy runs along an embankment ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A man boy runs along an embankment ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Residents rest in a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Residents rest in a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Dhamra area of Bhadrak district, 160 km away from the eastern Indian state Odisha's capital city as the Cyclone 'Amphan' cross the Bay of Bengal Sea's eastern coast making devastation on the cyclonic weather wind and rain and make landfall on the boarder of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020. (Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
People in the streets during heavy rain due to cyclonic storm Amphan. (Photo by Ved Prakash/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
People in the streets during heavy rain due to cyclonic storm Amphan. (Photo by Ved Prakash/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Rescue workers cut tree branches that fell on a truck trailer after heavy winds caused by Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata, India, May 20, 2020. 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, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A police officer moves a barricade to block a road leading to a flyover before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A police officer moves a barricade to block a road leading to a flyover before Cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Kolkata, India, May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A man struggles to hold his umbrella and walk against high wind in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Amphan, a powerful cyclone has slammed ashore along the coastline of India and Bangladesh where more than 2.6 million people fled to shelters in a frantic evacuation made all the more challenging by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
A man struggles to hold his umbrella and walk against high wind in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Amphan, a powerful cyclone has slammed ashore along the coastline of India and Bangladesh where more than 2.6 million people fled to shelters in a frantic evacuation made all the more challenging by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (AP Foto)
Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (AP Foto)
A man covers himself with a plastic sheet and walks in the rain ahead of Cyclone Amphan landfall, at Bhadrak district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A strong cyclone blew heavy rains and strong winds into coastal India and Bangladesh on Wednesday after more than 2.6 million people were moved to shelters in a frantic evacuation made more challenging by coronavirus. (AP Photo)
A man covers himself with a plastic sheet and walks in the rain ahead of Cyclone Amphan landfall, at Bhadrak district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A strong cyclone blew heavy rains and strong winds into coastal India and Bangladesh on Wednesday after more than 2.6 million people were moved to shelters in a frantic evacuation made more challenging by coronavirus. (AP Photo)
Dense cloud forms during Amphan super cyclone in Kolkata, India, 20 May, 2020. (Photo by Indranil Aditya/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Dense cloud forms during Amphan super cyclone in Kolkata, India, 20 May, 2020. (Photo by Indranil Aditya/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Commuters walk along the city's iconic landmark, Howrah Bridge to cross the Hooghly River as it rains in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Amphan, a powerful cyclone has slammed ashore along the coastline of India and Bangladesh where more than 2.6 million people fled to shelters in a frantic evacuation made all the more challenging by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
Commuters walk along the city's iconic landmark, Howrah Bridge to cross the Hooghly River as it rains in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Amphan, a powerful cyclone has slammed ashore along the coastline of India and Bangladesh where more than 2.6 million people fled to shelters in a frantic evacuation made all the more challenging by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
A man walks against the force of the wind ahead of Cyclone Amphan landfall, at Bhadrak district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A strong cyclone blew heavy rains and strong winds into coastal India and Bangladesh on Wednesday after more than 2.6 million people were moved to shelters in a frantic evacuation made more challenging by coronavirus. (AP Photo)
A man walks against the force of the wind ahead of Cyclone Amphan landfall, at Bhadrak district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A strong cyclone blew heavy rains and strong winds into coastal India and Bangladesh on Wednesday after more than 2.6 million people were moved to shelters in a frantic evacuation made more challenging by coronavirus. (AP Photo)
A man walks with a calf over a bridge in the rain ahead of Cyclone Amphan landfall, at Bhadrak district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A strong cyclone blew heavy rains and strong winds into coastal India and Bangladesh on Wednesday after more than 2.6 million people were moved to shelters in a frantic evacuation made more challenging by coronavirus. (AP Photo)
A man walks with a calf over a bridge in the rain ahead of Cyclone Amphan landfall, at Bhadrak district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A strong cyclone blew heavy rains and strong winds into coastal India and Bangladesh on Wednesday after more than 2.6 million people were moved to shelters in a frantic evacuation made more challenging by coronavirus. (AP Photo)
A man walks in the rain ahead of Cyclone Amphan landfall, at Bhadrak district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A strong cyclone blew heavy rains and strong winds into coastal India and Bangladesh on Wednesday after more than 2.6 million people were moved to shelters in a frantic evacuation made more challenging by coronavirus. (AP Photo)
A man walks in the rain ahead of Cyclone Amphan landfall, at Bhadrak district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A strong cyclone blew heavy rains and strong winds into coastal India and Bangladesh on Wednesday after more than 2.6 million people were moved to shelters in a frantic evacuation made more challenging by coronavirus. (AP Photo)
A young resident rests with others in a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Dacope of Khulna district on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir Uz zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
A young resident rests with others in a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Dacope of Khulna district on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir Uz zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
A man rides his bike past fallen tree branches along a road ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Digha, West Bengal, on May 20, 2020. - India and Bangladesh began evacuating more than two million people on May 18 as a cyclone barrelled towards their coasts, with officials racing to ready extra shelters amid fears of coronavirus contagion in cramped refuges. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP) (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
A man rides his bike past fallen tree branches along a road ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Digha, West Bengal, on May 20, 2020. - India and Bangladesh began evacuating more than two million people on May 18 as a cyclone barrelled towards their coasts, with officials racing to ready extra shelters amid fears of coronavirus contagion in cramped refuges. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP) (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
A deserted road is seen ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Digha, West Bengal, on May 20, 2020. - India and Bangladesh began evacuating more than two million people on May 18 as a cyclone barrelled towards their coasts, with officials racing to ready extra shelters amid fears of coronavirus contagion in cramped refuges. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP) (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
A deserted road is seen ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Digha, West Bengal, on May 20, 2020. - India and Bangladesh began evacuating more than two million people on May 18 as a cyclone barrelled towards their coasts, with officials racing to ready extra shelters amid fears of coronavirus contagion in cramped refuges. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP) (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
A resident carrying a child rests in a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Dacope of Khulna district on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir Uz zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
A resident carrying a child rests in a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Dacope of Khulna district on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir Uz zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Villagers reinforce an embankment with sacks of soil ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir Uz zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Villagers reinforce an embankment with sacks of soil ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir Uz zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Workers and villagers reinforce an embankment with sacks of soil ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir Uz zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Workers and villagers reinforce an embankment with sacks of soil ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir Uz zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
A woman walks next to a cow along an embankment ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir Uz zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
A woman walks next to a cow along an embankment ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir Uz zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
A family collects drinking water froma water pump ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Khulna on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir uz Zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
A family collects drinking water froma water pump ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Khulna on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir uz Zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Men push a tricycle cart with a plastic sheet covering the load during a rainfall in Siliguri on May 20, 2020. (Photo by DIPTENDU DUTTA / AFP) (Photo by DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP via Getty Images)
Men push a tricycle cart with a plastic sheet covering the load during a rainfall in Siliguri on May 20, 2020. (Photo by DIPTENDU DUTTA / AFP) (Photo by DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP via Getty Images)
This photograph provided by India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) force shows NDRF personal warning people on the Bay of Bengal coast about Cyclone Amphan at Namkhana, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. The powerful cyclone was moving toward India and Bangladesh on Tuesday as authorities tried to evacuate millions of people while maintaining social distancing. (National Disaster Response Force via AP)
This photograph provided by India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) force shows NDRF personal warning people on the Bay of Bengal coast about Cyclone Amphan at Namkhana, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. The powerful cyclone was moving toward India and Bangladesh on Tuesday as authorities tried to evacuate millions of people while maintaining social distancing. (National Disaster Response Force via AP)
A disaster management volunteer carries a sick child as villagers on the Bay of Bengal coast are evacuated as a precaution against Cyclone Amphan at Bakkhali, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. The powerful cyclone was moving toward India and Bangladesh on Tuesday as authorities tried to evacuate millions of people while maintaining social distancing. (AP Photo/Mehaboob Gazi)
A disaster management volunteer carries a sick child as villagers on the Bay of Bengal coast are evacuated as a precaution against Cyclone Amphan at Bakkhali, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. The powerful cyclone was moving toward India and Bangladesh on Tuesday as authorities tried to evacuate millions of people while maintaining social distancing. (AP Photo/Mehaboob Gazi)
Residents walk along a street heading to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope of Khulna district on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir uz Zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Residents walk along a street heading to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope of Khulna district on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir uz Zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Residents walk along a house on a flooded street heading to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope of Khulna district on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir uz Zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Residents walk along a house on a flooded street heading to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope of Khulna district on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir uz Zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Volunteers of the Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CPP) walk along in an alley as they use a megaphone to urge residents to evacuate to shelters ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope of Khulna district on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir uz Zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Volunteers of the Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CPP) walk along in an alley as they use a megaphone to urge residents to evacuate to shelters ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan, in Dacope of Khulna district on May 20, 2020. - Several million people were taking shelter and praying for the best on Wednesday as the Bay of Bengal's fiercest cyclone in decades roared towards Bangladesh and eastern India, with forecasts of a potentially devastating and deadly storm surge. Authorities have scrambled to evacuate low lying areas in the path of Amphan, which is only the second "super cyclone" to form in the northeastern Indian Ocean since records began. (Photo by Munir uz Zaman / AFP) (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Residents walk along a street to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Digha, West Bengal, on May 20, 2020. - India and Bangladesh began evacuating more than two million people on May 18 as a cyclone barrelled towards their coasts, with officials racing to ready extra shelters amid fears of coronavirus contagion in cramped refuges. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP) (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
Residents walk along a street to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Digha, West Bengal, on May 20, 2020. - India and Bangladesh began evacuating more than two million people on May 18 as a cyclone barrelled towards their coasts, with officials racing to ready extra shelters amid fears of coronavirus contagion in cramped refuges. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP) (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
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 on May 20, 2020. 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 on May 20, 2020. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
A car drives past fallen tree branches along a road ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Digha, West Bengal on May 20, 2020. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP)
A car drives past fallen tree branches along a road ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Digha, West Bengal on May 20, 2020. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP)
A deserted road is seen ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Digha, West Bengal on May 20, 2020. (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
A deserted road is seen ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Digha, West Bengal on May 20, 2020. (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
Residents walk along a street to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Digha. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP)
Residents walk along a street to a shelter ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Digha. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP)
Dense cloud forms during Amphan super cyclone in Kolkata on May 20, 2020. (Photo by Indranil Aditya/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Dense cloud forms during Amphan super cyclone in Kolkata on May 20, 2020. (Photo by Indranil Aditya/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CPP) volunteer uses a megaphone to urge residents to evacuate to shelters ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Khulna on May 19, 2020. (Photo by KAZI SHANTO/AFP via Getty Images)
A Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CPP) volunteer uses a megaphone to urge residents to evacuate to shelters ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Khulna on May 19, 2020. (Photo by KAZI SHANTO/AFP via Getty Images)
Rain clouds loom over a Kolkata on May 19, 2020. (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
Rain clouds loom over a Kolkata on May 19, 2020. (Photo by DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP via Getty Images)
Dark clouds due to cyclone Amphan. India Meteorological Department (IMD) said cyclone Amphan will landfall in between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) near Sundarbans, located about 520 km south of Paradip (Odisha). (Photo by Sudipta Das/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Dark clouds due to cyclone Amphan. India Meteorological Department (IMD) said cyclone Amphan will landfall in between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) near Sundarbans, located about 520 km south of Paradip (Odisha). (Photo by Sudipta Das/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Dark clouds hover over Howrah Bridge (Rabindra Setu) on May 19, 2020 in Kolkata. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Dark clouds hover over Howrah Bridge (Rabindra Setu) on May 19, 2020 in Kolkata. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Coastal guards petrol the waters of Hooghly river in wake of cyclone Amphan on May 19, 2020 in Kolkata. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Coastal guards petrol the waters of Hooghly river in wake of cyclone Amphan on May 19, 2020 in Kolkata. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Fishery boats are parked as clouds cover the skies over the river Ganges ahead of Cyclone Amphan on May 19, 2020 in Kolkata. (Photo by Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Fishery boats are parked as clouds cover the skies over the river Ganges ahead of Cyclone Amphan on May 19, 2020 in Kolkata. (Photo by Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A man rides a bicycle under the rain ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Midnapore, West Bengal, on May 20, 2020. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP)
A man rides a bicycle under the rain ahead of the expected landfall of cyclone Amphan in Midnapore, West Bengal, on May 20, 2020. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP)

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