Huge swarms of locusts rip through 500,000 acres of crops in Ethiopia leaving a million facing food crisis as Africa braces for another destructive plague

A United Nations report found millions of citizens in need of emergency food aid Africa is braced for a second wave which could be 20 times more than the first Breeding has been spurred by one of the wettest rainy seasons in the region  By AF - PUBLISHED: 12:03 EDT, 13 April 2020 | UPDATED: 12:47 EDT, 13 April 2020 Billions … Continue reading Huge swarms of locusts rip through 500,000 acres of crops in Ethiopia leaving a million facing food crisis as Africa braces for another destructive plague

Locust numbers exploding: Swarms gather as heavy rains, closed borders and the coronavirus curbs delay pesticides: Millions of poor people poised for the second wave

Monday, 6 April 2020 Desert Locust situation update. Widespread rains to cause further deterioration in the situation. Widespread rains that fell in late March could allow a dramatic increase in locust numbers in East Africa, eastern Yemen and southern Iran during the coming months. The current situation in East Africa remains extremely alarming as hopper … Continue reading Locust numbers exploding: Swarms gather as heavy rains, closed borders and the coronavirus curbs delay pesticides: Millions of poor people poised for the second wave

Could A Locust Plague of Biblical Proportions Occur In The U.S.?

By Strange Sounds - Mar 24, 2020 It’s not likely these days… But locusts decimated American farmers in the past.   What is currently happening in East Africa, Middle East and Southeastern Asia once also happened in the U.S.! During the 1800s, Rocky Mountain locust swarms periodically destroyed U.S. crop fields. Within a short span of … Continue reading Could A Locust Plague of Biblical Proportions Occur In The U.S.?

Locust populations continue to explode in size: Some areas expecting a 400x increase in the coming months representing an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods

Tuesday, 3 March 2020 New swarms forming in Somalia and starting in Kenya.  The situation remains extremely alarming in the Horn of Africa, specifically Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia where widespread breeding is in progress and new swarms are starting to form, representing an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods at the beginning of the upcoming cropping … Continue reading Locust populations continue to explode in size: Some areas expecting a 400x increase in the coming months representing an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods

While Billions of Locusts Are Approaching, China Sends 100,000 Ducks to Devour the Insects (Video)

By Strange Sounds - Feb 20, 2020   As 400 billion locusts approach China from the India-Pakistan border… 100,000 “duck troops” are gathering to prepare for the potential emergency and devour the insect plague. As 400 billion locusts approach China from the India-Pakistan border, 100,000 “duck troops” are gathering to prepare for the potential emergency. Picture … Continue reading While Billions of Locusts Are Approaching, China Sends 100,000 Ducks to Devour the Insects (Video)

Locust attack: ‘This is very, very rare’

Changing wind patterns in India-Pakistan and frequent cyclones in the Indian Ocean due to climate change are creating suitable breeding conditions for locusts, says Keith Cressman, senior locust forecasting officer with the Food and Agriculture Organization. By Jitendra - Last Updated: Tuesday 04 February 2020   How do you see the swarm attack panning out in … Continue reading Locust attack: ‘This is very, very rare’

Apocalyptic moment locust invasion turns sky dark as ‘worst infestation in decades’ hits

APOCALYPTIC footage has shown the terrifying moment drivers in Kenya were descended upon by billions of locusts sparking further panic among east African countries. By GERRARD KAONGA PUBLISHED: 14:39, Thu, Feb 13, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:36, Thu, Feb 13, 2020 Dozens of African nations including, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Uganda have been invaded by enormous swarms of desert locusts. … Continue reading Apocalyptic moment locust invasion turns sky dark as ‘worst infestation in decades’ hits

‘Most devastating plague of locusts’ in recent history could come within weeks, U.N. warns

Climate change and al-Shabab extremists contributed to circumstances that could produce crippling swarms of locusts in Somalia and East Africa. Feb. 9, 2020, 9:48 AM MST By The Associated Press GAROWE, Somalia — At a glance, the desert locusts in this arid patch of northern Somalia look less ominous than the billion-member swarms infesting East Africa in the worst … Continue reading ‘Most devastating plague of locusts’ in recent history could come within weeks, U.N. warns

Horde of locusts blocks out the skies in Saudi Arabia, Yemen

3 Feb, 2020 10:14 / Updated 10 hours ago Residents in Saudi Arabia and Yemen have been faced with the bewildering sight of a truly gargantuan swarm of roughly 360 billion locusts, which can block out the sun at times. But an even bigger swarm is coming soon. The massive locust swarm measures roughly the size … Continue reading Horde of locusts blocks out the skies in Saudi Arabia, Yemen

A Plague Of “Billions” Of Locusts Threatens To Create A Horrific End Times Famine All Over Africa

January 27, 2020 by Michael Snyder Billions of locusts are eating everything in sight in east Africa right now, and every single day many more farms are being completely wiped out.  Unfortunately, authorities are telling us that what we have seen so far is just the tip of the iceberg.  In fact, if extreme measures are not … Continue reading A Plague Of “Billions” Of Locusts Threatens To Create A Horrific End Times Famine All Over Africa