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Locust swarm attacks UP's Kannauj [Video]

Locust swarm attacks UP's Kannauj

Sky in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj turned dark when swarm of locusts attacked district on July 10. People clanged utensils to scare away locusts from their houses. Several states of North India have faced..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:19Published
Watch: Locust attack in Rajasthan amid chopper operations; 6 states on alert [Video]

Watch: Locust attack in Rajasthan amid chopper operations; 6 states on alert

A massive locust swarm was seen in Rajasthan's Dholpur as many states in north and central India continue to battle the menace. People were seen banging utensils to create a din and drive the locusts..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 03:00Published
Dense locust swarms cover farms and villages in northwest India [Video]

Dense locust swarms cover farms and villages in northwest India

Dense swarms of locusts entered Rajasthan in northwest India, spreading fear among local farmers.

Credit: Newsflare STUDIO     Duration: 01:00Published
Delhi's 5 weapons to fight coronavirus, UP board results and more news | Oneindia News [Video]

Delhi's 5 weapons to fight coronavirus, UP board results and more news | Oneindia News

India-China border tensions unlikely to cool off soon; Locust swarm in Gurugram, people advised to lock windows, make noises; Delhi CM Kejriwal says 5 weapons helped fight Covid-19; Rahul Gandhi says..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 03:01Published
Massive swarms of locusts attack crops in Saudi Arabia [Video]

Massive swarms of locusts attack crops in Saudi Arabia

Swarms of locusts attack crops across Saudi Arabia. Insane! Credit: Ayesha Somro @shalimarmanda (Twitter)

Credit: Rumble Studio     Duration: 01:07Published
WEB EXTRA: Locusts Swarm In India [Video]

WEB EXTRA: Locusts Swarm In India

This video shows massive swarms of locusts in Northern and Central India Sunday and Monday. Pesticides were sprayed in some areas to try to contain the locusts.

Credit: CBS4 Miami     Duration: 00:59Published
Hordes of locust swarm northern India in 'worst attack' for decades [Video]

Hordes of locust swarm northern India in 'worst attack' for decades

Locust swarms have congregated in the northern Indian city of Jaipur causing chaos for residents as well as ruining crops. Footage from May 25 shows how the pests, in their thousands, plague urban..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 02:45Published

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Locust swarms cause flutter in Haryana districts

Locust swarms on Saturday once again attacked parts of Haryana, mostly western and south-western districts of the state, including Sirsa, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri and Mahendragarh, though no major loss..
IndiaTimes - Published

Locust swarm enters Haryana, state says one-third killed in night ops


Indian Express - Published

Rajasthan teams deputed to help in controlling locust swarm in Haryana, U.P: Centre

Ground control teams are constantly tracking them and will undertake major control operations once they settle down, the Union Agriculture Ministry said
Hindu - Published

Locust swarm headed towards Banda

A swarm of locusts was headed towards Banda city after attacking crops and plants in a village in the district, an agriculture department official sa
Hindu - Published

NGT refuses plea for implementation of Centre’s contingency plan to control locust attack

The plea filed by an NGO, through advocate Gaurav Bansal, had said that despite having the contingency plan several states like Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are facing the locust swarm..
Hindu - Published

Locust swarm in Rajasthan changes course, bordering Punjab districts breathe easy

When a swarm of locusts flew from villages near Sangaria town in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan adjoining Punjab, the district administrations of Fazilka and Muktsar were alerted to make efforts to..
IndiaTimes - Published

BMC rubbishes rumours of ‘locust swarm’

After social media was abuzz on Thursday with rumours of locusts (part of the locust swarm) being sighted in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corpor
Hindu - Published

‘Chance of locust attack in Tamil Nadu remote’

Despite a ‘remote chance’ of a locust swarm attacking the State, Tamil Nadu government officials have planned a five-point strategy to handle the situ
Hindu - Published

Grasshoppers in Wayanad not a sign of locust swarm: expert

Swarms are usually much more visible than hopper bands
Hindu - Published

Expert rules viral idea to send ducks to tackle locust swarm just doesn't fly

China will not be sending ducks to Pakistan to chomp through a plague of locusts after all, an expert from Beijing's troubleshooting team said, disappointing netizens who had been rooting for the birds..
Reuters India - Published

'Nothing left': Kenyan mother's fields stripped by locust swarm

Kenyan farmer Mwende Kimanzi said planes started spraying as soon as the swarm of desert locusts appeared but it was not enough to save her crops.
Reuters India - Published

First locust swarm seen in Punjab border villages, neutralised


Indian Express - Published

Kenya warns locust swarm is spreading, threatening food security

Swarms of desert locusts have spread from Ethiopia and Somalia into eastern and northern Kenya, posing a threat to food production and grazing land, its agriculture minister said on Friday.
Reuters India - Published

Locust swarm attack in Gujarat: Centre sends team to help farmers in state

Centre has sent nearly 11 teams to Gujarat to tackle the problem of locust attack. Not only this, the help from a few private companies is also being sought into this matter.  As per the information,..
Zee News - Published