Locust plague reaches coronavirus-hit China after wreaking havoc across Africa

Chilling footage has shown thousands of insects swarming the skies at a border in China. They reportedly come from a plague that has devastated east Africa in recent weeks. By Simon Green – Video News Editor – 11:38, 17 FEB 2020 – UPDATED 16:15, 17 FEB 2020 A gigantic swarm of locusts that belong to a plague that has ravaged millions of acres of crops … Continue reading Locust plague reaches coronavirus-hit China after wreaking havoc across Africa

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 India? It appears that a very long breeding season of … Continue reading Locust attack: ‘This is very, very rare’