Locust Swarm ‘Like the Plagues of Egypt’ Descends Upon Madagascar’s Capital

Mustafa Hameed writing for ABC News:

A swarm of millions of locusts descended upon Madagascar’s capital of Antananarivo on Aug. 28, slowing traffic and blotting out the skies over the city.

Fully-formed clouds of the insects, which have plagued the African nation for more than two years, whizzed through the city’s streets after an urban heat wave attracted the bugs away from their usual rural surroundings.

“It reminds us of the 10 plagues of Egypt,” said Ronald Miller, a missionary working in Madagascar with his family.

Miller captured video of the incident and posted it to his Facebook page.

Read the rest of the story at ABC News.


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