Locust swarms ‘headed’ to Delhi, UP braces for 2nd attack, farmers put on alert

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Swarms of desert locusts that infested Jaipur on Monday morning could be headed towards Delhi, if wind speed is favourable.

Delhi has been kept on alert as such swarms are currently active in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, which is the most affected state.

Punjab has been put on alert after swarms of locusts attacked crops in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, officials said on Wednesday.

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