Temperature Rise Could Mean Deadly Mosquitos Take Up Residence In The UK

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Usually in the UK we are used to the cold, wet, rainy weather – but due to climate change the temperature is rising. Now while that might seem like good news and something to celebrate, there is a rather pesky downside.

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According to research, the temperature increase in the UK could well extend the mosquito season by a month and even though it would only be around a two degree Celsius rise, it could still spell danger given the likes of the Asian Tiger Mosquito could now take up residence in the UK – where currently there are 34 different types of said creature, all of which are non poisonous.

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No one enjoys being bitten by a mosquitos at the best of times but when you consider the fact that these are dangerous ones that carry deadly diseases like dengue fever and Chikungunya fever (yeah, we didn’t really know what they were either but after a quick google, it is safe to say they are nasty) it seems a bit much for two degrees warmer weather.

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We think the cooler weather should stay and keep those deadly mosquitos far away from us!

[via Mashable]

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