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2020-02-18T12:38:04Z

Because of the locusts ... the Ministry of Agriculture raises the state of emergency to the extreme

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

Weather of Arabia - The Ministry of Agriculture announced the lifting of the state of emergency for locust control from medium to extreme, after a continuous and continuous follow-up of more than three months of locust movements showed that swarms of desert locusts reached the southern and central northern regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, especially the Hail region which 500 km away from the Jordanian-Saudi border, "according to" Petra "

 

Is the weather interfering to prevent locusts from reaching Jordan soon?

The weather forecast team confirmed in the Arab weather, that the locusts ’chance to arrive in the Kingdom in the coming days will be weak, due to the expected wind movement and coolness from Tuesday night until next week.

 

Where it is expected to blow the country from tomorrow, Wednesday, until next week, cold western winds carrying locusts away from the Kingdom.

 

He added that locust movement depends on the direction and speed of the winds, and according to the numerical data of the model, the coming wind sources during the coming period are not from the breeding areas of locusts, which reduces the possibility of locusts entering the territory of the Kingdom, and that cold weather prevents locust growth and reproduction.

 

Returning to the Ministry of Agriculture's announcement of the maximum emergency to combat locusts, Minister of Eng. Ibrahim al-Shehadeh affirmed, through a statement issued by the ministry today, that there is a strong follow-up to the movements of desert locust swarms coming to Saudi lands from Yemen, stressing the readiness of all qualified and trained cadres in the Ministry of Agriculture, in addition to the support authorities From the armed forces, "Royal Air Force", General Security, "Royal Badia", customs, Aqaba authority, and administrative rulers, as effort and coordination were in the past year, adding that the work of the central emergency room in Amman and the branch in the southern region has been activated For Jordan.

And Al-Shehadeh indicated that there is a follow-up to the periodic publications of the locust forecast center of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the movement of winds and their role in adjusting the locust path around the clock, in coordination and constant communication with locust control centers in neighboring countries. The Ministry called for the necessity of not exchanging any information except through the media center of the Central Operations Room and communicating about any inquiries on the following numbers: The Media Center for Desert Locust Control: 0791535256, technical follow-up and prevention in the field: 0799063239.

 

 

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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