India, May 16 -- North Municipal Corporation of Delhi officials met with public health officials on Wednesday to chalk out a plan on preventing mosquito breeding after rain lashed the city in the morning.

The civic body's deputy mayor Yogesh Verma, and the anti-malaria committee chairperson Urmila Choudhary, asked the officials to prepare for an early onset of mosquito breeding and appearance of vector-borne diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya.

In Delhi, mosquito-borne diseases are usually reported between July and November.

Choudhary said, "We took stock of the availability of anti-larvae medicines with us. Besides, we checked how many Domestic Breeding Checkers (DBCs) and naala beldaars (sanitation staff) we have with us, w...