Army of crop-eating locusts enters Gurugram after wreaking havoc in Punjab, Rajasthan

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2020-06-27 09:57:13

With today’s incident it is clear that apart from the usual targets in states like Punjab and Rajasthan, the NCR region is also coming in the grip of the crop-destroying locusts. Continue reading on Financial Express

Gurugram locust news: After wreaking havoc on the standing crops in many villages of Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra in May this year, the army of locusts has now reached Gurugram. In the videos shared by new agency ANI the locusts can be seen hovering over the Gurugram-Dwarka Expressway. The areas worst affected by the locust attack include Palam Vihar, Cyber Hub area among others. With today’s incident it is clear that apart from the usual targets in states like Punjab and Rajasthan, the NCR region is also coming in the grip of the crop-destroying locusts.

The locusts reached Gurugram at around 11:30 AM today as they moved from the Eastern direction towards the West, KL Gurjar, Locust Warning Organisation, Ministry of Agriculture told news agency PTI. He also said that the army of insects was now heading towards the Palwal area in Haryana.

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