Sehwag shares scary video of Locust attack
India is struggling with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as the number of infected people are gradually rising every day. Meanwhile, the country has been fallen victim to swarms of locust which engulfing the crops from one state to another. Indian oprnar Virender Sehwag shared a scary video of locust attack on his Twitter account.
Sehwag took a clip of swarms of locust flying pass above his roof. He instantly shared the video on his Twitter account. After destroying the crops in some parts of Rajasthan, locust swarms changed it direction to Gurugram. The government has issued a red alert in the city due to the attack. Although, the swarm didn’t move to Delhi but the government has started taking precautionary measures to prevent the attack.
“After emergency meeting on Gurugram locust attack, Delhi government will issue advisory to deal with situation,” Gopal Rai, Delhi’s Environment Minister, said.[add57]
“locust attack has been ongoing for 1.5 months. Rajasthan is one of the most affected states as some districts – Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Barmer, Ganganagar – share border with Pakistan from where locusts are entering other districts,” BR Kadwa, Deputy Director of Rajasthan said.
“Operations are on to control them. The issue is, we had killed older swarms but new swarms are coming now. The government of India says that Air Force helicopters will also be used to control it. Locusts have made border areas near Pakistan their breeding centres from where they’re coming here and Pakistan is unable to control them,” he added.
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