Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi in tweet has expressed his sadness over the devastation caused by cyclone Amphan in two states – Odisha and West Bengal. West Bengal has been hit hard .
Rahul said the widespread devastation caused by cyclone Amphan in West Bengal and Odisha is disturbing, as he condoled the death of those killed in the natural calamity.
The widespread devastation caused by #CycloneAmphan in West Bengal & Odisha is disturbing. My condolences to the families of those who have perished & I pray the injured make a speedy recovery. I offer my support to the brave people of these two states in this time of crisis.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 21, 2020
Cyclone Amphan has left 77 people dead and thousands homeless in West Bengal, battering several parts of the state and washing away bridges and swamping low-lying areas.
It also wreaked havoc in Odisha, damaging power and telecom infrastructure in several coastal districts.