After Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Haryana, it was some parts of Gurgaon that faced a locust assault on Saturday, June 27.
Substantial swarms of crop-destroying desert locusts were being noticed masking the sky in close proximity to the Cyber Hub place of Gurgaon. The busy MG Highway and IFFCO Chowk areas of Gurgaon, which includes several plush residential complexes, have been coated with locust swarms.
Netizens took to Twitter to share video clips and images demonstrating enormous clusters of desert locusts traveling in:
On Friday night, Gurugram residents were warned about a achievable locust attack. The city administration requested persons to maintain their home windows shut as a precautionary measure as a swarm was sighted at an adjoining district in Haryana.
The Gurugram administration has requested residents to make clanging sounds by beating utensils to ward the locusts off.
“Farmers ought to also hold their pumps (for insecticide spray) completely ready so that they can be utilized when wanted,” the Gurugram administration had mentioned.
Earlier, locust assaults were also reported in various villages and districts in Haryana. Haryana’s Jhazzar district also documented locust attacks.
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