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India Super Cyclone leaves dozens dead and devastating floods.

A 120mph tropical storm pounded eastern India and Bangladesh today killing at least 15 people and destroying thousands of homes.

Cyclone Amphan raged "like hell" as it cut power supplies to cities and towns already struggling to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

Trees were uprooted and homes devastated in both countries - including in the Indian city of Kolkata in West Bengal.

Nearly three million people were evacuated - most of them in Bangladesh - before the terrifying storm struck.

The super cyclone barrelled out of the Bay of Bengal with gusting winds topping 120 mph and a storm surge of around five metres.

Meteorologists warn there could be up to 300mm more rainfall to come, which could spark deadly mudslides.

A woman crushed by a tree and a 13-year-old girl killed near Kolkata were among the first deaths reported in India.

Read more: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/11671725/cyclone-amphan-india-bangladesh-power-cuts/

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