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At least 84 have died during the cyclone in India and Bangladesh

at Least 84 people have died in India and Bangladesh, after cyclone Amphan has drawn a trail of death and destruction in the two countries. 15 died in the city of Kolkata.

the Cyclone described as the most powerful in the two countries, eastern coastal areas for more than a decade.

Vestbengalens chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, says that the 72 killed in the state - many of them killed by fallen power lines or fallen trees.

In Bangladesh the death toll to at least 12.

Rescue teams are struggling to ensure broken landsbyområder along the coast, where the storm has created major flooding and ripped the power lines down. The full extent of the devastation is still not known.

large-scale evacuations in both countries in the days leading up to the cyklonens landing has undoubted saved the lives.

- I have never seen such a cyclone in my life before. It seemed like the end of the world, says the 49-year-old Azgar Ali in Bangladesh.

- The only thing I could do was to pray. The almighty god saved us, he says.

Footage from west bengal from Reuters tv shows both with the bottom in the weather along the coast and many people in the flooded streets.

the Cyclone has now lost strength after it struck over the country.

In west bengal have been noted gust of wind with a strength of up to 185 kilometres an hour.

Hundreds of villages are put under the water.

In Bangladesh is at least one million people without power after cyklonens ravages.

the Authorities have struggled hard to find seats for thousands of evacuees, since the existing nødhjælpscentre was already filled with people who are in quarantine because of coronakrisen.

New nødcentre is built up in the halls, where there usually are marketplaces, and in government buildings. There are dealt face masks and scarves as protective equipment for evakuede.

Spokesmen for the police said that many people have been against to search against the created centre, because they fear to be infected with the Covid-19. Others refuse to leave their cows and goats.

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