Eoin Higgins, staff writer
"It is an extraordinary escalation. No shots fired for 45 years, and then at least 20 soldiers dead in one evening in rock-throwing and bludgeoning."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Swarms of locust attack in the residential areas of Jaipur, Rajasthan, Monday, May 25, 2020.
For India, the invasion comes alongside "eviscerating heat."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CPP) volunteer uses a megaphone to urge residents to evacuate to shelters ahead of the expected landfall of Cyclone Amphan in Khulna on May 19, 2020.  India and Bangladesh began evacuating more than two million people May 18 as a cyclone barrelled towards their coasts, with officials racing to ready extra shelters amid fears of coronavirus contagion in cramped refuges.
Meteorologists say there's "catastrophic storm surge potential."