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Locust swarm panic: Alert issued as new generation of insects risks biblical disaster

Locust swarm panic: Alert issued as new generation of insects risks biblical disaster

As October looms, favourable weather conditions could contribute to a return of the swarm of insects. So far this year, the country of 53 million h [...]
Wuhan pool party sparks second pandemic fears as hundreds of revellers swarm waterpark

Wuhan pool party sparks second pandemic fears as hundreds of revellers swarm waterpark

Photographs of the event show hundreds of people standing shoulder-to-shoulder in a waterpark in the province of Hubei, China. The images, taken at [...]
Locust plague panic: Alert issued as swarm heads to one of Earth's most vulnerable regions

Locust plague panic: Alert issued as swarm heads to one of Earth's most vulnerable regions

Billions of desert locusts could create a food crisis in an area were millions of people rely on for food, the United Nations has warned. The UN's [...]
Flying ants swarm: How long do flying ants live?

Flying ants swarm: How long do flying ants live?

Every summer flying ants seem to come from nowhere across the UK. The air and the ground seem to be full of them, and then they suddenly disappear. [...]
Italy locust invasion: Europe panic as worst swarm for 70 years hits continent

Italy locust invasion: Europe panic as worst swarm for 70 years hits continent

In a situation reminiscent of a biblical plague, the insects have stripped large areas of the island's agricultural regions of crops, in what the W [...]
Swarm of flying ants appeared on UK weather radar like rain clouds

Swarm of flying ants appeared on UK weather radar like rain clouds

A swarm of flying ants covered Britain, showing up on weather radar as if it were a rain cloud, according to reports. The UK weather service on Fri [...]
Locust invasion: China deploys army of drones to spray swarm of pests

Locust invasion: China deploys army of drones to spray swarm of pests

A plague of bamboo locusts has continued on its path of destruction across the southern city of Pu’er, a week after the region was put on alert. Th [...]
Spain blackfly plague: Huge swarm engulfs Madrid – fears invasion will spread

Spain blackfly plague: Huge swarm engulfs Madrid – fears invasion will spread

There are now fears the infestation could spread across southern Europe as authorities in the Spanish capital struggle to tackle the unwelcome inse [...]
Locust plague warning: New Delhi on high alert as swarm nears for first time in 40 years

Locust plague warning: New Delhi on high alert as swarm nears for first time in 40 years

One expert has warned India only has a "short window" to work out the best way to counter the swarm, which he said posed a major threat to the nati [...]
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