Photos: Cyclone Amphan hits India

Coimbatore: A vehicle crushed under an uprooted tree following a storm in Coimbatore, Sunday, May 17, 2020. Cyclone Amphan has gathered strength and intensified into a severe cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal in next 12 hours. (PTI Photo) (PTI17-05-2020_000193B)
Coimbatore: Corporation workers clear an uprooted tree that fell on a power line during a storm, in Coimbatore, Sunday, May 17, 2020. Cyclone Amphan has gathered strength and intensified into a severe cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal in next 12 hours. (PTI Photo) (PTI17-05-2020_000203B)
Coimbatore: An uprooted tree damages a power line following a storm in Coimbatore, Sunday, May 17, 2020. Cyclone Amphan has gathered strength and intensified into a severe cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal in next 12 hours. (PTI Photo) (PTI17-05-2020_000219B)
Ramanathapuram: Damaged fishermen boats are seen following thunderstorm and rainfall due to Cyclone Amphan, at Rameshwaram town in Ramanathapuram district, Monday, May 18, 2020. As per IMD, Amphan intensified into extremely severe cyclonic storm and is likely to become super cyclone. (PTI Photo)(PTI18-05-2020_000038B)
Kozhikode: Migrant workers click pictures of rough sea waves due to Cyclone Amphan, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kozhikode, Monday, May 18, 2020. As per IMD, Amphan intensified into extremely severe cyclonic storm and is likely to become super cyclone. (PTI Photo) (PTI18-05-2020_000107B)
Kanyakumari: Motorists ride past an uprooted tree following gusty winds ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Amphan, in Kanyakumari district, Monday, May 18, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI18-05-2020_000314B)
Mamallapuram: Waves crash onto the coast as the sea turned rough due to cyclone ‘Amphan’, in Mamallapuram, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI19-05-2020_000072B)
Kolkata: Dark clouds hover in the sky due to weather changes ahead of landfall by cyclone ‘Amphan’, in Kolkata, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (PTI Photo/Ashok Bhaumik)(PTI19-05-2020_000079B)
Kolkata: People walk in the rain due to weather changes ahead of landfall by cyclone ‘Amphan’, in Kolkata, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (PTI Photo/Ashok Bhaumik)(PTI19-05-2020_000143B)
Puri: Fishermen pull their boat back to shore amidst rough sea, ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Amphan, at Puri beach, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (PTI Photo) (PTI19-05-2020_000165B)
Nadia: Fishermen anchor their boats along the banks of river Hooghly, ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Amphan, at Santipur, Nadia, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI19-05-2020_000213B) *** Local Caption ***
Chennai: Turbulent waves crash into the coast Kasimedu Fishing Harbour, ahead of landfall by Cyclone Amphan, in Chennai, Tuesday, May 19, 20202. (PTI Photo) (PTI19-05-2020_000219B)
Balasore: District administration evacuated fishermen from Kankadapal village ahead of cyclone ‘Amphan’ landfall, in Balasore district, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI19-05-2020_000287B)
Bhadrak: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel evacuate villagers residing in low lying seaside areas, ahead of cyclone ‘Amphan’ landfall, near Dhamra in Bhadrak district, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI19-05-2020_000288B)
Balasore: People watch as waves crash along the shore ahead of cyclone ‘Amphan’ landfall, in Balasore district, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI19-05-2020_000289B)
The Bay of Bengal: This Tuesday, May 19, 2020, satellite image released by NASA shows Cyclone Amphan over the Bay of Bengal in India. The powerful storm is expected to make landfall on Wednesday afternoon, May 20, 2020, and forecasters are warning of extensive damage from high winds, heavy rainfall, tidal waves and some flooding in crowded cities like Kolkata. (NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System AP/PTI Photo(AP20-05-2020_000018B)
Bhadrak: A tree blocks a road after being uprooted due to heavy winds and rain ahead of cyclone ‘Amphan’ landfall, near R&B office in Bhadrak, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI20-05-2020_000024B)
Bhadrak: FIrefighters clear road blockage after a tree uprooted due to heavy winds and rain ahead of cyclone ‘Amphan’ landfall, near R&B office in Bhadrak, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. (PTI Photo)
Bhadrak: People with their belongings on their way to a cyclone shelter ahead of cyclone ‘Amphan’ landfall, in Bhadrak, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. (PTI Photo)
Balasore: Fishermen pull their boat at Talasari beach as heavy wind flowing ahead of cyclone ‘Amphan’ landfall, in Balasore district, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Super Cyclone Amphan is expected to landfall near Sundarbans in West Bengal by late evening today. (PTI Photo)
Balasore: A tree uprooted due to heavy wind and rain ahead of cyclone ‘Amphan’ landfall, in Balasore district, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Super Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall near Sundarbans in West Bengal by late evening today. (PTI Photo)
Ranchi: A labourer cuts the wood of an uprooted tree due to heavy wind and rain ahead of cyclone ‘Amphan’ landfall, in Ranchi, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Super Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall near Sundarbans in West Bengal by late evening today. (PTI Photo)
Kolkata: Police personnel seal Park Street flyover ahead of cyclone ‘Amphan’ landfall, in Kolkata, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the super cyclone Amphan is very likely to continue moving north-northeastwards across Gangetic West Bengal and Bangladesh after making landfall today. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)
New Delhi: In this satellite image taken from India Meteorological Department (IMD) at 13:26 IST shows Cyclone Amphan along the costal areas of Bay of Bengal. Super Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall near Sundarbans in West Bengal by late evening today. (PTI Photo)

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