West Bengal: 88,000 homeless in North 24 Parganas, 700 villages under water

The Times of India reports:
An uprooted tree collapses on houses in Duttapukur GAIGHATA: As 36-year-old Samiran Datta sat in the yard of his Gaighata home, which had collapsed like a pack of cards under a large tree that had uprooted, he seemed lost in his thoughts, comparing the devastation wreaked by Cyclone Aila 11 years ago and Cyclone Amphan that pounded Bengal on Wednesday evening. "It was also May, 11 years ago, when Aila hit and we were robbed of a roof over our head overnight.
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