Blizzard of locusts ravages crops across India

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Blizzard of locusts ravages crops across India

Scientists say climate change has played a role in the massive, hungry swarm A devastating cyclone, record-breaking heat waves, and now an invasion by crop-eating locusts: The Indian subcontinent is reeling under a nonstop barrage.  The locust swarm is the worst India has seen in more than a quarter of a century. It has already blanketed several states in the western and central portions of the subcontinent, ravaging crops and foliage alike. The swarm is attacking states that have not seen locusts since 1993, even entering Maharashtra, a state that…

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