Locusts attack UP’s Jhansi after invading Rajasthan, MP

Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), May 29 (ANI): After affecting several parts of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh among others, swarm of locusts entered Uttar Pradesh. The swarms hit the state and damaged the crops in Jhansi. While speaking to ANI, Andra Vamsi, the District Magistrate of Jhansi, said, “We conducted operation in two villages of Tahrauli to destroy locusts. We had advised farmers to produce sound during day to keep them away and inform control room about their location when they rested at night.” According to the agriculture department, the locusts have been moving rapidly towards the south and eastern part of the state in search of food.