Return of midges in area around Pandan Reservoir ‘like horror movie scene’

Hot weather sees the insect breeding more in area around Pandan Reservoir

Above: Midges near a parked car at Pandan Reservoir yesterday. Left: PUB is carrying out fogging twice daily around the reservoir dyke, drains and surrounding vegetation in the mornings and evenings. The amenities centre there will also be partially
Midges near a parked car at Pandan Reservoir, on Aug 1, 2019.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
Above: Midges near a parked car at Pandan Reservoir yesterday. Left: PUB is carrying out fogging twice daily around the reservoir dyke, drains and surrounding vegetation in the mornings and evenings. The amenities centre there will also be partially
PUB is carrying out fogging twice daily around the reservoir dyke, drains and surrounding vegetation in the mornings and evenings. The amenities centre there will also be partially closed.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

They are back.

The swarms of midges that plagued residents before have returned with a vengeance to the area around Pandan Reservoir due to the hot weather.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 02, 2019, with the headline 'Return of midges 'like horror movie scene''. Subscribe