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Cyclone Amphan loss estimated at $13 billion in India, may rise in Bangladesh

23 May 2020

KOLKATA/DHAKA A powerful cyclone that tore through India's eastern state of West Bengal this week has caused a damage of 1 trillion rupees ($13 billion) to infrastructure and crops, state officials said.

Cyclone Amphan leaves thousands homeless in eastern India, Modi offers help

22 May 2020

KOLKATA/DHAKA Several thousand people have been left homeless after the most powerful cyclone in more than a decade hit India and Bangladesh this week, officials said, as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the area on Friday and pledged aid. | Video

Cyclone kills 14 in India, Bangladesh leaving trail of destruction

21 May 2020

KOLKATA/DHAKA A powerful cyclone pounded eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, killing at least 14 people and destroying thousands of homes, officials said, leaving authorities struggling to mount relief efforts amid a surging coronavirus outbreak. | Video

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Global coronavirus cases rise above 13 million

Global coronavirus infections passed 13 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, marking another milestone in the spread of the disease which has killed more than half a million people in seven months.