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By Madhava Smullen 

At least 72 people have been killed and thousands left homeless in West Bengal, India, after Cyclone Amphan ripped through the state on Wednesday May 20th. Amphan, which was the most powerful cyclone ever recorded in the Bay of Bengal before it weakened, destroyed homes, trees and bridges, and left rural areas without power or communications. 

Fortunately, although ISKCON’s Mayapur campus was affected, the damage was minimal. 

The cyclone reached Sridham Mayapur on Wedn

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Cyclone hits Sri Mayapur

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Dear devotees, please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada!

Amphan, the strongest cyclone ever recorded in the Bay of Bengal, reached Sridham Mayapur on Wednesday’s evening. The wind gusts were very severe, reaching the speed of 160km/h, accompanied by torrential rain and tumultuous sounds.

The community devotees were informed of the approaching cyclone and recommendations were given of how to prepare for the forthcoming nature’s disaster. Sarasvati Nagar was expected t

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