locusts swarm

  • Swarms of locusts devastate parts of northern Kenya
    TURKANA, Kenya, June 30 (Reuters): The branches on trees around Kenya's northern town of Lodwar have been stripped bare of leaves, bending downwards under the weight of voracious young locusts.   Numbers of locusts exploded in East Africa and the Red Sea region in late 2019, exacerbated by atypical weather patterns amplified by climate change. Swarms of insects flew west from Yemen, and this year reached Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia.   The new generation h
  • Swarms of locusts seen in several parts of Gurugram
    Gurugram, June 27 (IANS): Swarms of locusts were reported in several parts of Gurugram district on Saturday.   Locusts were seen in Rajendra Park of sector 5, Surqt Nagar, Dhanwapur, Palam Vihar, Maruti factory in sector 18, Sector 17 DLF phase 1 and many other places in old and new Gurugram.   Residents of Gurugram were surprised due to the sudden attack of locusts around 11 a.m.   However, district administration has claimed that it had issued guideli