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Swarm Of Locust Reaches Kasganj, Agra; Gives Delhi A Miss For Now

Swarm Of Locust Reaches Kasganj, Agra; Gives Delhi A Miss For Now

Pest control authorities in various districts of Haryana pressed into service vehicle-mounted sprayer, fire extinguisher vehicles and drones late at night and early in the morning to spray chemicals on Locusts.

29 June 2020
Locusts A Potential Threat To Safe Flying, Can Even Cause Plane Crash: Experts

Locusts A Potential Threat To Safe Flying, Can Even Cause Plane Crash: Experts

Aviation experts say that locusts fly up to 3,000 feet high and can cause huge inconvenience in landing and taking off of an aircraft. However, at cruise...

27 June 2020

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Swarms of crop-destroying desert locusts have reached Gurugram. Multiple videos shot by residents of Gurugram show massive clusters of locusts flying in

Swarms Of Locusts Reach Gurugram

Swarms Of Locusts Reach Gurugram

A swarm of locusts has reached Gurugram and it is likely to enter Delhi by Saturday evening or Sunday morning.

27 June 2020

Swarm Of Locusts Reaches Gurugram; Delhi On High Alert, Govt Holds Emergency Meeting

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai called an emergency meeting following the locust attack in Gurugram and asked the south and west districts’...

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15 June 2020
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35 districts of Madhya Pradesh have witnessed locust storms over the past 2 weeks. Locusts were largely seen in the Katara Hills and Hoshangabad Road area of...


08 June 2020
From Beating ‘Thalis’ To Revving Tractors: Farmers Try Innovative Ways To Keep Locusts Away

From Beating ‘Thalis’ To Revving Tractors: Farmers Try Innovative Ways To Keep Locusts Away

This year, the first locust attack happened on May 11 in Sri Ganganagar and Hanumangarh districts of Rajasthan. So far, 90,000 hectares in 20 districts have...


05 June 2020
In Pics: Locust Attack In Rajasthan

In Pics: Locust Attack In Rajasthan

So far 90,000 hectares in 20 districts of Rajasthan have been affected due to the locust attack. Swarms of locusts moved from Sri Ganganagar, Nagaur, Jaipur,...


03 June 2020
Locust Attack: Why Doesn't Govt Use 'Most Potent Weapon', Helicopters, To Spray Chemicals?

Locust Attack: Why Doesn't Govt Use 'Most Potent Weapon', Helicopters, To Spray Chemicals?

Sources say that the government is trying to import kits for helicopters but it hasn’t materialised yet. So, as of now, sprayer-mounted vehicle and drone are...


29 June 2020
Locust Attack: This Was Just Residue, Worst Is Yet To Come, Say Govt Authorities

Locust Attack: This Was Just Residue, Worst Is Yet To Come, Say Govt Authorities

Globally, 30 countries face threats from locusts and the FAO has grouped these countries into three regional commissions -- Western, Central and Eastern Region...


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29 May 2020
'Ferocious' Young Locusts Have Entered India This Time, And They Are A Bigger Threat

'Ferocious' Young Locusts Have Entered India This Time, And They Are A Bigger Threat

A young locust is far more dangerous for crops than a mature and older one. While the mature locusts cover shorter distances and focus more on breeding, the...


30 May 2020
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29 May 2020
'Destroy Eggs, Spray Neem Oil': Maha University Suggests Ways To Tackle Locust Menace

'Destroy Eggs, Spray Neem Oil': Maha University Suggests Ways To Tackle Locust Menace

Swarms of crop-eating locusts have spread across Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. The fast-moving insects entered parts of Vidarbha in...


28 May 2020
Delhi Govt Issues Advisory For Possible Locust Attack, Instructs Spraying Insecticides And Pesticides

Delhi Govt Issues Advisory For Possible Locust Attack, Instructs Spraying Insecticides And Pesticides

Delhi's forest department is considering covering the saplings in its nurseries with polythene to protect them against the desert locust attack.


28 May 2020
Locust Threat: How Centre And States Battling The Insect Attack

Locust Threat: How Centre And States Battling The Insect Attack

After damaging crops in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, swarms of locusts entered Uttar Pradesh amid what is being described as the worst attack in 26 years.


28 May 2020
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Over the last few days, swarms of locusts have been sighted in urban areas of Rajasthan, including Jaipur. Locusts normally affect districts in western...


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