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May 21, 2020

A family stands inside their damaged house in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, at Kharagpur in West Midnapore district. Several parts of West Bengal wore a battered look after the extremely severe cyclone 'Amphan' ripped through the state, leaving 72 people dead.

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A man walks past a damaged electric post in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, at Sonarpur in South 24 Parganas district.

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Women stand in a queue as they wait to open an account in India Post Payments Bank, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at GPO campus in Patna.

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Army personnel display arms and ammunation recovered after the arrest of three militants, in Lolab area of Kupwara in north Kashmir.

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People from Manipur and other parts of northeast board buses at Kalina Santacruz to reach Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus for their onward journey by a special train to their native places, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Mumbai.

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Medics attend to a suspected COVID-19 patient at a government hospital during the ongoing nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Mangled remains of a vehicle after a tree fell on it in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, in Burdwan district. Several parts of West Bengal wore a battered look after the extremely severe cyclone 'Amphan' ripped through the state, leaving 72 people dead.

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Mannequins are placed to provide social distancing at a restaurant in Vilnius, Lithuania. In Vilnius, cafes and restaurants have been allowed to accept customers indoor, however, strict social distancing rules must be kept: the indoor establishments need to ensure a space of five square metres per person. The Lithuanian government extended the nationwide coronavirus quarantine until May 31.

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Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel punish a biker for violating lockdown norms, while keeping vigil at Bhendi Bazaar, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mumbai.

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Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, addresses a press conference on issues related to the civil aviation sector, in New Delhi.

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Mangled remains of a bus after a tree fell on it during Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata.

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Mangled remains of a car after a tree fell on it during Cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata.

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People stand near a banyan tree that fell on a house during Cyclone 'Amphan at Layekbazar in Birbhum district.

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DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh inspects a metro train to review the preparations for the resumption of metro services, in New Delhi.

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Customers walk out of an electronic store after authorities eased restrictions during the fourth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Noida.

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Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Singh Baghel pays tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary, at his office in Raipur.

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Buyers and sellers at APMC Onion Potato Market after it reopens for trading, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Navi Mumbai.

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A patient being carried by a relative at a government hospital for treatment, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Congress party workers distribute free food and water to migrants during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A barber in protective gear attends to a customer at his shop after some ease in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, in Surat.

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Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel at SNDT college to assist Mumbai police, to enforce strict implementation of the coronavirus-induced lockdown, in Mumbai.

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A barber wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) gives a haircut to a customer, during the fourth phase of the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Needy persons stand in marked circles as they wait to collect ration from a relief camp, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ajmer.

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A car parked along a road damaged by an uprooted tree, after super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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Municipal workers clear a blocked road after a tree uprooted, in the aftermath of super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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A rickshaw puller tries to pass under an uprooted tree on a road, in the aftermath of super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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Commuters try to pass under an uprooted tree on a road, in the aftermath of super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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Salesmen wait for customers at a sweet shop after resumption of activities in non-containment zones, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Hazratganj area in Lucknow.

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A man carries drinking water from a nearby source and walks past trees fallen after Cyclone Amphan hit the region in Kolkata. A powerful cyclone ripped through densely populated coastal India and Bangladesh, blowing off roofs and whipping up waves that swallowed embankments and bridges and left entire villages without access to fresh water, electricity and communications.

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People walk past a tree branch fallen in the middle of a road after Cyclone Amphan hit the region in Kolkata.

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Youth Congress workers donate blood on the death anniversary of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi at IYC headquarters, New Delhi.

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Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists sanitize Hanuman Temple at Connaught Place, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Migrants board buses to reach their native places after arriving from various states by special train, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna.

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Policemen before conducting a flag march, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Solapur.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses MSME's E-conclave themed on ‘Business Continuity for MSMEs in Defence & Aerospace Sector’ in New Delhi. Also seen are Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat (2nd L) and Secretary (Defence Production) Raj Kumar (2nd R).

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People wait to pass through a disinfection tunnel to enter the APMC Onion-Potato Market after it was opened for trading amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Navi Mumbai.

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Firefighters douse a fire that broke out in Johnsonganj electronics market, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists sanitize Hanuman Temple at Connaught Place, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists sanitize Hanuman Temple at Connaught Place, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Youth Congress workers donate blood on the death anniversary of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi at IYC headquarters, New Delhi.

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Milkmen wade through a flooded road after Cyclone Amphan, in North 24 Parganas district.

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Youth Congress workers donate blood on the death anniversary of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi at IYC headquarters, New Delhi.

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A view of the damage caused by cyclone 'Amphan', after it hit Kolkata in West Bengal.

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A view of the damage caused by cyclone 'Amphan', after it hit Kolkata in West Bengal.

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The cyclone barrelled through coastal districts of Bengal, unleashing copious rain and windstorm, blowing away thatched houses and uprooting trees.

Trees and several other plants uprooted due to the Cyclone Amphan in Kolkata, West Bengal.

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A tree uprooted during heavy rain after the landfall of super cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata

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A view of the flooded Elgin Road in Kolkata after the landfall of super cyclone Amphan

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A tree blocks a road after being uprooted due to heavy winds and rain ahead of cyclone 'Amphan' landfall, in Kolkata

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A tree uprooted during heavy rain after the landfall of super cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata

A tree blocks a road after being uprooted due to heavy winds and rain ahead of cyclone 'Amphan' landfall, Calcutta Club in Kolkata.

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A view of the damage caused by cyclone 'Amphan', after it hit Kolkata in West Bengal.

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Fire and Rescue Service personnel clear uprooted trees on a road following gusty winds as super cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, in Kolkata.

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A view of the flooded Kolkata airport.

A tree uprooted during heavy rain after the landfall of super cyclone Amphan, in Kolkata

A view of the damage caused by cyclone 'Amphan', after it hit Kolkata in West Bengal.

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A view of the damage caused by cyclone 'Amphan', after it hit Kolkata in West Bengal.

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Migrants sleep near a flyover at Ghazipur after being stopped by the police during their journey, amid the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Morning walkers at Lodhi Garden after the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) reopens parks for the public, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Passengers wait to board APSRTC buses at Pandit Nehru Bus Station after the Andhra Pradesh government eased restrictions for public transportations, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Vijayawada.

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Customers stand in a queue outside a wine shop after authorities permitted the opening of wine shops with certain restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Jammu.

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Congress Party workers pay floral tribute to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary at Anand Bhawan, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Passengers exit the Ranchi Railway Station on their arrival from New Delhi by Rajdhani Express train, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ranchi.

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Slum dwellers residing along the railroad tracks clear tree branches from tracks in the aftermath of super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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Municipal workers clear a blocked road after a tree uprooted, in the aftermath of super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata

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Passersby look at an uprooted lamp post following super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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A scooterist tries to pass under an uprooted tree on a road, in the aftermath of super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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Municipal workers clear a blocked road after a tree uprooted, in the aftermath of super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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An uprooted tree that fell on a house during Cyclone Amphan, in Santipur, Nadia.

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People remove an uprooted tree that fell on a road during Cyclone Amphan, in Santipur, Nadia.

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Commuters move past a tree branch precariously hanging after cyclone Amphan hit the region, in Kolkata. A powerful cyclone that slammed into coastal India and Bangladesh has left damage difficult to assess Thursday.

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This photo provided by the Indian Red Cross Society shows volunteers of the organization fixing homes of villagers after Cyclone Amphan, the equivalent of a category 3 hurricane, hit the area in Bhadrak district of Orissa state. A powerful cyclone ripped through densely populated coastal India and Bangladesh, blowing off roofs and whipping up waves that swallowed embankments and bridges and left entire villages without access to fresh water, electricity and communications. At least 24 people were reported killed Thursday.

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Roadside vendors along a metro station salvage material from his stall after Cyclone Amphan hit the region in Kolkata. A powerful cyclone ripped through densely populated coastal India and Bangladesh, blowing off roofs and whipping up waves that swallowed embankments and bridges and left entire villages without access to fresh water, electricity and communications.

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Residents try to remove an electric pole that fell on a road during Cyclone Amphan, in North 24 Parganas.

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A taxi damaged during Cyclone Amphan, in North 24 Parganas.

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Locals clearing an uprooted tree from the Ranaghat-Krishnagar state highway road, in the aftermath of super cyclone 'Amphan', near Taherpur in Nadia.

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A car parked along a road damaged by an uprooted tree, after super cyclone 'Amphan', in Kolkata.

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Migrants, travelling from New Delhi by a train, arrive at Danapur Station during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna.

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Migrants board a train at Danapur station to reach their destination, during ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Patna.

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Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy pays tribute to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary, in Pondicherry.

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Madhya Pradesh Congress President Kamal Nath with senior party leaders pays tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, on his death anniversary in Bhopal.

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A vendor sells face masks on a roadside during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Karad.

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An old dredge machine has been uncovered after water washed out due to the failure of the Edenville Dam in Edenville Township north of Midland, Michigan.

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Two MDOT employees survey the damage on one of two North M-30 bridges in Edenville Township north of Midland. After two days of heavy rain, the Edenville Dam failed and flood waters rushed south, ravaging the landscapre in its path.

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Flood waters tore through a house near the Curtis Road Bridge with its remains seen here in Edenville Township north of Midland.

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Debris litters the riverbank behind Dan Dionne's home, in Edenville, Michigan. Some people living along two mid-Michigan lakes and parts of a river have been evacuated following several days of heavy rain that produced flooding and put pressure on dams in the area returned to the area to survey the damage.

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Don Thomas of Saginaw pulls his boat up to his son Jason Thomas who went back to his house near W. Signet in Midland to retrieve his families two cats. "We were going to do just ours but everyone else was in the same situation" comments Don Thomas after taking several families to their flooded homes to retrieve their family pets. Flooding along the Tittabawassee River in downtown Midland, Michigan.

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Ryan Stadelmaier, 16, gives a piggyback ride to his sister Rachel Stadelmaier, 27, as they cross Walden Woods Drive while helping residents tend to their flooded homes in Midland, Michigan.

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Damages are seen on one of two North M-30 bridges in Edenville, Michigan. After two days of heavy rain, the Edenville Dam failed and flood waters rushed south, ravaging the landscape in its path.

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This photo provided by Maxar Technologies shows Windover High School surrounded by floodwaters in Midland, Michigan.

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A search and rescue boat is deployed as Saginaw Road is closed at Drake due to water over the road while floodwater rises in Midland, Michigan.

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A migrant woman with her twin babies boards the Shramik Special train as she leaves for her native place, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Jabalpur.

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Migrants wait to board buses to the Borivali Railway Station on a hot summer day, as part of their journey to their native places during the fourth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Mumbai.

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Smoke billows from Krishna Food Company after a blaze, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Greater Noida.

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An Indian national stranded in Kuwait holds her son as airport officials check her documents, after being airlifted under the 'Vande Bharat Mission', in Vijayawada.

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik during an aerial survey of the areas hit by Cyclone Amphan in Odisha.

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