India battling heat wave, worst locust invasion in decades amid coronavirus

Posted by on May 28, 2020 2:38 pm
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NEW DELHI — As if the coronavirus wasn’t enough, India grappled with scorching temperatures and the worst locust invasion in decades as authorities prepared for the end of a monthslong lockdown despite recording thousands of new infections every day. This triple disaster drew biblical comparisons and forced officials to try to balance the competing demands…