Migration of slightly educated locusts passing through the Las Vegas area is attributed to wet weather a few months ago. Insects are harmless, but tourists were stunned by what some call the "Great Invasion of the Locusts in 2019". CBS affiliate KLAS.
One video shows thousands of locusts descending on the Las Vegas Strip, the station said. from north to central Nevada is unusual but not unprecedented and does not pose a danger. Knight says insects do not carry disease, they do not bite, and probably will not damage anyone's yard before they disappear in a few weeks.
He says they are usually attracted to sources of ultraviolet light. Knight remembers several similar migrations in more than 30 years in the State Department of Agriculture, including about six or seven years ago.
This year, the Las Vegas region registers more rain for six months, compared to an annual average of less than 4.2 inches per year.