Biblical Locust Plague Devastates Italian Region in Worst Invasion in

‘Biblical’ Locust Plague Devastates Italian Region in Worst Invasion in 60 Years

Although the insects are fairly harmless to humans, they are dangerous to pastures, field crops, and vegetables. Their influx in Sardinia is linked to a sharp rise in temperature after a relatively cold May, with many of the insects emerging on uncultivated land and travelling to cultivated land to eat.