Sep-2018 (Monthly Health)

Analysis of climate parameters which trigger malaria outbreak 1. Rainfall Rainfall is largely responsible for creating the conditions which allow sufficient surface water for mosquito breeding sites and is, therefore, recognized as one of the major factors influencing malaria transmission. According toGrover-Kopek et al. 2006, When total monthly rainfall exceeds 80mm and above, this parametrs has a role for malaria outbreak in a given area.