Urgent warning for millions of Australians over a mosquito EXPLOSION that’s about to strike


Urgent warning for millions of Australians over a mosquito EXPLOSION that’s about to strike

  • Experts predict a mosquito explosion in Australia following record rainfall  
  • Combination of stale water and humid temperatures create perfect climate
  • Mosquitos can transmit disease most commonly in the country’s Top End 


Experts are predicting a mosquito explosion in Australia following record rainfall.

David Bock of the Australian Museum says the combination of stale water and humid temperatures creates the perfect breeding ground for mosquitos. 

‘When you get a lot of standing water and the warmer weather, you will get mosquito numbers exploding,’ Bock told the ABC.

‘Mosquitoes are a species that can breed up very quickly.

‘But it can also lead to big numbers of species that eat mosquitoes.’

Experts are predicting a mosquito explosion in Australia following record rainfall 

Some mosquitoes can transmit diseases, in Australia most commonly Ross River virus and Dengue in the Top End.

Meteorologists have warned Australians across the country to brace themselves for a wet summer, with will bring above average rainfall and below average temperatures. 

The Bureau of Meteorology has estimated a 70 per cent chance of a La Niña forming over the summer months predicted to linger over the eastern states. 

More to come. 

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