ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: No locust is present in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab; however, it is present in one district each of Balochistan and Sindh, as per the National Locust Control Centre (NLCC).
The anti-locust Survey and Control Operations are in progress.
The NLCC said that in the last 24 hours, 233,100 hectares area has been surveyed.
In the last 24 hours, the Locust Control Operation has been carried out on 100 hectares of District Lasbella of Balochistan and 684 hectares of district Tharparkar of Sindh.
Lasbela & Uthal Districts require a continuous Survey effort for early detection of any presence.
It is to be ensured that the survey data is also uploaded through eLocust.
According to the NLCC, the migration from Rajasthan & Gujarat (India) and the subsequent settlement is expected at Dharki (Ghotki) from Rajasthan (India), Nagarparkar (Tharparkar) from Gujarat (India).
There is expected migration from Rajasthan (India) and subsequent settlement in Sadiqabad & Liaqatpur (RYK), Ahmadpur East, Bahawalpur, and Hasilpur (Bahawalpur), Chishtian (Bahawalnagar), Pakpattan (Pakpattan).
No major inter-district or interprovincial move perceived in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
In the last six months, the Control Operation has been carried out on 1,115,637 hectares area of land.