Indian PM visits cyclone stricken Kolkata promising help, Bangladesh counts cost

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Peering down from his aircraft, Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw on Friday the devastation and flooding caused by the most powerful cyclone to strike India and Bangladesh in more than a decade, before landing in the stricken city of Kolkata.

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Published 2 weeks ago -  03:52
Cyclone Amphan makes landfall in Bangladesh
According to the latest update by the Indian Met Department, the cyclone Amphan is less than 100 km south-southeast of Digha in West Bengal. It will cross the West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) close to Sunderbans between 5 to 6 pm. The landfall process of the super cyclonic storm will commence from the afternoon (May 20) from 4 pm onwards. The cyclone has also triggered heavy rain and strong wind in parts of Odisha also.

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