Monday, May 21, 2018

"Mosquito explosion in southwest Russia makes it ‘impossible’ to leave home"

WP:

Torrential rains and abnormally warm weather have spurred a mosquito infestation that has terrorized the Voronezh region in southwest Russia.

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Meanwhile, across the Bering Sea, Alaska’s KTVA reported the season’s first swarm was spotted near Fairbanks about 10 days ago. In Alaska, mosquitoes grow so large that locals refer to them as “the state bird”