Locust attack rattles Gurgaon, adjoining districts of Delhi on high alert

Locust attack rattles Gurgaon, adjoining districts of Delhi on high alert

Huge swarms of locust have now reached Gurgaon and covered large tracts of the region in Haryana. Several areas in Gurgaon saw swarms of locust covering the skies on Saturday. High alert has been issued in adjoining districts of Delhi as well.

Various parts of Gurgaon, including the plush residential complexes were covered by swarms of locust as residents of these highrise buildings started sharing images and videos of the locust attack.

Even the busy MG Road and IFFCO Chowk areas of Gurgaon have been covered with locust swarms. DLF Phase I-IV, Village Chakkarpur, Sikandarpur and Sukhrali areas in Gurgaon were also covered in locust swarms.

District administration in the adjoining districts of Delhi has issued an alert. Villagers of South West District of Delhi were trained a few days ago. The South West District Magistrate has said they were aware of a possible locust attack in the region for three days and have issued an alert in the local areas.