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Saturday 4/24/2021: The report on the desert locust situation in Jordan and the movement of the wind today keeps the opportunity to enter the locusts today

طقس العرب GO 2021-04-24 2021-04-24T09:48:46Z
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Saturday 4/24/2021: The report on the desert locust situation in Jordan and the movement of the wind today keeps the opportunity to enter the locusts today

Weather of Arabia - The Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture released this afternoon, Saturday 24/4/2021, the daily report of the movement of locusts in the Kingdom

Ma'an Governorate

Yesterday, the exploratory teams spotted medium swarms of desert locusts in the districts of Eil, Al-Marigha and Al-Jafr, and the control was carried out through 5 combat teams, and it was completed at dawn today, and the work of the exploratory teams will be completed today.
Calls are received from Ma'an Governorate on the number 0796257080

Shobak

The exploratory teams spotted medium groups of desert locusts in Al-Maqari'ah / Al-Bustan and the eastern farms, where control operations were carried out by a number of teams and support from Karak governorate, in which 5 combat teams participated.

Karak Governorate

7 exploration teams participated in monitoring poor groups of desert locusts in Faj Al-Askar within the southern shrine, and the control was carried out through 3 control teams. The work of the exploration teams will be completed for this day and calls are received for Karak governorate on 0799062924

Zarqa Governorate

16 divisions participated in the exploration operations, in addition to receiving information and observations. Large groups of desert locusts were monitored in the Azraq and Hallabat regions. A plane from the Air Force participated in spraying more than 20,000 dunums and 20 divisions participated in the control operations until Friday dawn and support from the Capital Governorate and the Governorate. Mafraq and Jerash Governorate, control has been completed, and exploration operations will be tightened and expanded for this day, and calls will be received for Zarqa Governorate 0799907582

Aqaba Governorate

The exploration operations monitored medium and new groups of desert locusts in Gaul, Tuwaisa, the Rashidiya Triangle, Al Quwirah, Wadi Arab, Fannan, Al Qurayqara, Al Risha, and Qaa Al Saeed. 12 teams participated in the control operations, two teams from the armed forces, two from the Aqaba Special Authority, two teams from the private sector companies, and 6 teams from Aqaba agriculture. The results of the control reached 85%, and there is a clear renewal in the locust movement. The control operations will be completed today, in addition to the exploration operations, and calls are received from the Aqaba governorate on 0777779623.

Tafila Governorate

3 exploration teams participated in operations that monitored large groups in Al-Fajij, Dana, Al-Bara, and medium-sized groups in Aubur, Sihan Al-Sharqiya and Twana, and the control operations were carried out through two combat teams. The exploration operations will be completed for this day and calls are received from Tafila Governorate on 0772101769

Capital Governorate

The results of the exploration teams are not present for locusts, and the exploration operations will be completed for this day, and calls are received from the Capital Governorate on 0799059551

Mafraq Governorate

The exploration teams monitored medium groups of desert locusts in Baqi’a and Khaldiya, and the control operations were carried out yesterday evening and at dawn today. Monitoring and exploration operations will be completed and calls are received on 0779426466

Madaba Governorate

The results of the exploration teams are not present for locusts, and the work of the exploration teams will be completed for this day, and calls are received from the Governorate of Madaba on 0775614157

The southern valleys

The results of the exploration teams confirm the absence of locusts, and control operations have been assigned in Aqaba through a number of control teams affiliated to Ghor Al-Safi. Exploration operations will be completed for this day and calls are received on 0797507160

Balqa Governorate

The results of the exploration teams are not present for locusts, and the work of the monitoring and exploration teams will be completed for this day, and calls are received on 0796781119

  • Today's wind movement indicates that it will be southeasterly and gradually shift to northwesterly, which keeps the possibility of locusts entering during the day.
  • The Ministry affirms the great role played by the Armed Forces / Royal Air Force in support of control efforts, as participation takes place in a number of sites through aircraft and mechanisms supporting the control teams, and also appreciates the role of administrative governors, municipalities, the Amman Municipality and the Aqaba Economic Authority.
  • The Ministry appreciates the role of the farmers' brothers in participating in the control operations and providing the mechanisms and support by reporting the locations of locusts and assisting the exploration and monitoring efforts.
  • The Ministry of Agriculture calls upon the brothers farmers to adhere to the safety period for agricultural pesticides used in combating desert locusts, which is three weeks from the date of spraying, in order to ensure that there are no residues of pesticides in their crops upon harvest. The Ministry also affirms that the brothers livestock keepers to stay away from the sites and spraying for the same period in order to preserve their animals from Any effect of the pesticides used, noting that the Ministry, through its specialized cadres, takes samples from the crops prepared for marketing to ensure that there are no pesticide residues.
  • All procedures and operations came in coordination and follow-up with the Security and Crisis Management Center
  • The sprinklers loaded on tractors and also those loaded on cars were used, as well as the use of sprinklers carried by individuals in rugged areas and valleys. It is reported that locusts are of the mature type in the stage of mating and migration and do not pose any danger to the crops, and all control measures have been taken outside cities and residential areas.
  • The contingency plan remains until mid-June 6/2021, and the risk of desert locusts is reduced, God willing.
  • The Ministry of Agriculture confirms the success of all control operations at a rate of 95%
  • The Ministry affirms the readiness and readiness to deal with this pest through its equipment, cadres and partners, and we receive information through the ministry’s page and website and the numbers of the agricultural directorates to inform in the event of locust sighting.
  • Gentlemen, the media, to communicate about any inquiries, to contact the media spokesperson Lawrence Al-Majali: 7896666693
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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