Millions of locusts swarm motorist in apocalyptic footage as plague grips Africa

A plague of locusts that have wreaked havoc across east Africa has been filmed swarming a motorist in an apocalyptic video.

Billions of the insects have ravaged crops across the region in what has been described as the biggest locust outbreak in decades.

It has meant millions of people that are already battling hunger in the likes of Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia are now facing further food insecurity.

Footage has now emerged online showing the sheer scale of one of the swarms.

The clip – taken at an unknown location in Kenya – shows the moment the locusts appear across the sky.

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