PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — What’s bugging Philadelphia residents? It may be mosquitoes, according to Terminix’s list of top 50 mosquito-infested cities.
Philadelphia ranked seventh in this year’s rankings. The list was released in honor of World Mosquito Day.READ MORE: The Aztecs 'Slowly Crush You': CBS Sports' Randy Cross Previews Fresno State-#21 San Diego State, Other Matchups
Los Angeles topped this year’s list after ranking fifth in 2018. Dallas-Fort Worth fell to second after taking the top spot the last two years. Houston, New York and Washington, D.C. rounded out the top five.READ MORE: Halloween 2021: Trick-Or-Treating Events In Philly-Area
Texas had six cities and Florida five cities in the top 50.
The company also warns that the record amount of rainfall experienced by many may have led to an increase in the amount of standing water available for mosquitoes to breed.MORE NEWS: Phil Murphy Holds Double-Digit Lead Over Challenger Jack Ciattarelli In New Jersey Governor Race, Poll Shows
For the full list and ways you can help reduce the mosquito population, click here.