Termites during Raining Season

Updated: Nov 23

Every time it rains especially in Malaysia, termites are bound to be more aggressive in their movement and expansion off their nest.


Why is this so?


This is because termites favour the dampness and they are more active during this period. They emerge out when humidity is high, cool and this is the period where swarmers starts to appear.


Have you notice this flying ants also known as Swarmers attracted to this light bulbs outside your home, streetlight, inside your home? These are termites that are yet to mature before starting their colony.


Termite Swarmer after Rain
Termite Swarmer after Rain

Once they have lose their wings, these flying ants, swarmers will start their termite colony. During the swarmer stage, they are harmless, but once their termite colony begins, they are capable of causing catastrophic damage to your property






Termite Swarmers attracted to Bulb Light
Termite Swarmers attracted to Bulb Light

Termite Swarmers seeking for brightness at the light bulb. This is common sighting after it rains in Malaysia during the termite swarmer season.









This is a termite educational and informational video. Termites are an organized structural damaging pest. This pest is a common problem and issue in Malaysia and South East Asia


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