Locust swarm enters gurgaon. Amidst the locus inflow, Gurugram sky turns Dark, residents took the videos of Locust related flying insects to the internet. Thousands of locusts were seen covering the sky near the Cyber Hub area of Gurugram. Locusts have reached Gurugram, right next to national capital Delhi.
They entered Gurugram around 11.30 am. The administration of gurugram had issued an advisory recently that people must keep their windows shut and make noise by clanging tin boxes, utensils,so that locusts can’t settle at a place.The migratory pests are likely to spare the national capital for now, officials said. they also asked farmers to keep ready with their insecticide spray because they eat plants and can wreck massive damage to crops.
Many Videos of Locust shot by residents of Gurugram city and villages in the district this morning show massive clusters of locusts flying in. Videos and images of locusts buzzing on the Gurgaon skies have now flooded Twitter.
Locusts spread across two kilometres, have crossed the suburban city, Cyber Hub, touched the Delhi-Gurugram border but did not enter Delhi till now. The swarms moved from west to east.
Multiple videos shot by residents of Gurugram city and villages in the district this morning show massive clusters of locusts flying in.
locusts have been destroying crops in many parts of western and central India, spearing into Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab now, after Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana.11 control rooms has been set up by the central government to coordinate the response.
Locust swarms are infamous for voraciously feeding on agricultural crops, trees, and other plants and thereby destroying crops. In fact, this feeding can devastate crops and grasses grown for people and livestock, causing famine and starvation in communities that depend on their crops for survival.