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

https://youtu.be/SDkcbipclDQ https://youtu.be/MdWGp3HQVjU 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 … Continue reading Locust plague reaches coronavirus-hit China after wreaking havoc across Africa

360 Billion Locusts And Growing – A Plague Of ‘Biblical Proportions’ Is Destroying Crops Across The Middle East And Africa

February 3, 2020 by Michael Snyder What we are witnessing in east Africa and across much of the Middle East right now is hard to believe.  360 billion locusts are eating everything in sight, and UN officials are warning that this plague of “Biblical proportions” could get many times worse over the next several months.  Desert locusts … Continue reading 360 Billion Locusts And Growing – A Plague Of ‘Biblical Proportions’ Is Destroying Crops Across The Middle East And Africa

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

Pakistan declares national emergency over worst locust infestation in 27 years

Posted by Julie Celestial on February 4, 2020 at 22:21 UTC (4 days ago) The government of Pakistan declared a national emergency on Saturday, February 1, 2020, as the nation faces its worst locust plague in 27 years. The insects have been devastating crops on a large scale in Punjab province, the country's main region for agricultural production. The … Continue reading Pakistan declares national emergency over worst locust infestation in 27 years