Plague of biblical proportions? Grasshoppers swarm Grand Mosque in Mecca

Plague of biblical proportions? Grasshoppers swarm Grand Mosque in Mecca
Grasshoppers burst over the wall at the Grand Mosque in Mecca. User video, YouTube

[Ed. – Not for us to render judgment on the backstory behind this one.  Video at the link.]

The pilgrimage hub of Saudi Arabia got hit with a plague of biblical proportions earlier this week when a massive swarm of locusts descended upon the Islamic holy site of Mecca.

In several videos posted online, locusts were seen crawling around Mecca’s grand mosque, creeping their way across the stone slabs, providing a small snapshot of what Pharaoh saw during the Passover thousands of years ago. One particularly searing video showed a cloud of flying pests descending their way over the wall, illuminated by the towering floodlights. Behold the eeriness…

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