Locusts Arrive In Tel AViv, Northern Israel, Stunning Pictures
Despite an additional round of insecticide spraying in the south, Saturday saw swarms of the reddish grasshoppers descend upon the country, with some successfully making their way out of the south and into the center, and even northern parts of Israel.
According to the Agriculture Ministry, “These are a handful of locusts that have already been in the country since the beginning of the week.
Locusts at Tel Aviv’s beach (Photo: Adrian Rozner)
“In small numbers they are harmless,” the ministry promised, expressing hope that “from this point on, we won’t see any more massive swarms.” It cited the completion of an additional round of insecticide fumigation Saturday.
Ashdod beach (Photo: Gali Buknick)
“As of yet, we have not registered any additional swarms as arriving,” the ministry hopefully added in a statement.
Herzliya, north of Tel Aviv (Photo: Dan Lazer)
Those locusts already in the country are…
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