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12 killed as cyclone Amphan batters Bengal at 165kmph

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 20 May 2020 ()
Barrelling in from the Bay of Bengal with wind speeds of up to 185kmph, severe cyclonic storm Amphan on Wednesday cut a swathe through northern Odisha before bearing down on West Bengal, where it claimed 10 to 12 lives, flattened houses and cast aside trees and electricity poles like matchsticks in six-and-a-half hours of monstrous fury that left Kolkata and most of south Bengal pulverised.
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News video: Fierce wind and rain from Cyclone Amphan batters Kolkata

Fierce wind and rain from Cyclone Amphan batters Kolkata 01:36

Cyclone Amphan has smashed into the city of Kolkata in India's West Bengal state. Eyewitness video from local residents and supplied with permission to Newsflare shows strong and dangerous winds.

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