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Air India aircrafts are parked at the flooded Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the landfall of cyclone Amphan in Kolkata on May 21, 2020. - The most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh and eastern India in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and claimed the lives of more than a dozen people. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)

PHOTOS: Lives lost, buildings damaged as cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc

Cyclone Amphan made landfall in West Bengal, India on May 20 and left a trail of death and destruction, as well as financial losses worth thousands of crores of rupees. The death toll stood at at least 72 on Wednesday, as told by Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of Bengal.