Swarms of Locusts Sweep Through South Asia, Threatening Food Supply
Swarms of the insects are sweeping through south Asia, decimating crops in India and Pakistan. Locusts can gobble up vast areas of field and forest very quickly, and they are one of the so-called Ten Plagues of Egypt. Coming on the heels of the Coronavirus pandemic, some Biblical literalists are wondering if the end of the world is nigh. Scientists say new weather patterns linked to climate change have made it possible for locusts to surge in a big way.