If you like many Sydney residents and others around the country have noticed more insects invading your home than usual, you probably have the weather to blame.
In a recent article on GoodFood.com.au the infestation of moths in our pantries was discussed with experts saying the heat and humidity as well as the high rainfall experienced in January have given rise to an increase in moths and other insect populations.
Moths like to nest in our warm, food rich pantries. Many Sydney residents report moths weaving their webs in food products like rice and some products infested with maggots.
The post also said The Australian Museum had received an increased number of inquiries about spiders this summer also believed to be a result of the heat.
Read more: http://www.goodfood.com.au/good-food/food-news/warm-and-wet-conditions-bring-moths-to-sydneys-pantries-20160216-gmuyz2.html#ixzz41smugjVI