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Locust attack, destroy, crops, large scale, Punjab cities, high alert, issued

Locust attack destroys crops on large scale in Punjab cities, high alert is...

01 January, 2020 6:47 pm 6:47 pm

JHANG/BHAKKAR (92 News) – Locusts destroyed crops on a large scale in different cities, including Jhang, Sahiwal, Bhakkar and Bahawalpur, in a couple of days. Swarms of locusts descended on crops of wheat. Farmers are busy in warding off the attack on self-help basis. The Agriculture Department has issued a high alert, asking farmers to … Read More

Incessant, rain, hailstorm, destroy, crops, Punjab

Incessant rain, hailstorm destroy crops in Punjab

04 April, 2019 12:31 pm 12:31 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Incessant rain coupled with hailstorm destroyed crops across the province. Thousands of acres of wheat and maze were destroyed in Multan, Lodhran, Layyah, Taunsa, DG Khan, Khanewal and Rajanpur. Trees were uprooted due to windstorm in a huge area of mango orchards. DG Agriculture Anjum Buttar has feared a decrease in … Read More

Himalayas, Asia's rivers, crops, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan

Thaw of Himalayas set to disrupt Asia’s rivers, crops: study

02 February, 2019 11:38 am 11:38 am

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – At least a third of the ice in the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush will thaw this century as temperatures rise, disrupting river flows vital for growing crops from China to India, scientists said on Monday. Vast glaciers make the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region – which is home to the world’s … Read More