Cyclone Amphan: India and Bangladesh clean up after devastation

The cyclone tore through West Bengal and neighbouring Odisha state, uprooting trees, and destroying homes and vehicles.

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    Clean up operations have begun in India and Bangladesh after the most powerful cyclone to hit the Bay of Bengal in 20 years.

    Cyclone Amphan killed at least 84 people and destroyed thousands of homes.

    There are now concerns about the spread of coronavirus in emergency shelters where millions of people sought safety.

    Al Jazeera's Elizabeth Puranam reports from New Delhi, India.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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