Sunday, December 6, 2015

Flash floods seen across several areas in Singapore

PHOTO: Heavy rain causes flooding in parts of Singapore
Old Yio Chu Kang Road to Lorong Buangkok and Sengkang Riverside Park Connector. Revamping part of the Sengkang Riverside Reservoir (big drain) in progress. Flash floods had occurred at about 4pm at Lorong Buangkok. PUB said traffic condition in the area was "impassable".
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Heavy rain on Saturday afternoon saw flash floods at Lorong Buangkok, Hougang Avenue 8 and Ang Mo Kio.

SINGAPORE: Several areas across the Republic saw flash floods on Saturday afternoon (5 December 2015) following heavy thunderstorms.



The Straits Times reported that two cars were stranded outside Church of St Vincent de Paul along Yio Chu Kang Road.

PHOTO: Heavy rain causes flooding in parts of Singapore
The Straits Times reported that two cars were stranded outside Church of St Vincent de Paul along Yio Chu Kang Road.
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Outside Church of St Vincent de Paul along Yio Chu Kang Road. Since about 2pm on Saturday, PUB had warned about the high risks of floods occurring in many places including Tampines Road, Cactus Road, Seletar Road and central areas such as Exeter Road and Somerset Road.
PHOTO: Heavy rain causes flooding in parts of Singapore
Outside Church of St Vincent de Paul along Yio Chu Kang Road. Since about 2pm on Saturday, PUB had warned about the high risks of floods occurring in many places including Tampines Road, Cactus Road, Seletar Road and central areas such as Exeter Road and Somerset Road.
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At about 4pm, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Twitter to expect thunderstorms over northern, eastern and central Singapore between 4.05pm and 5pm. At around 4.40pm, the PUB issued an alert to flash floods at Lorong Buangkok.



Flash floods seen at Hougang Avenue 8.
PHOTO: Flash floods seen at Hougang Avenue 8.
Photo: Lyrrel Tan

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PUB also warned of the high water levels in areas such as Tampines Road, Cactus Road and Chin Bee Avenue.

According to Facebook user Lyrrel Tan, the junction of Hougang Avenue 6 and Hougang Avenue 8 was flooded to about ankle high. He said he saw several cars stranded and buses were also delayed due to rain. He added that some buses had to skip certain bus stops because of the amount of the flood at the stop. Commuters were seen standing on seats at the bus stop to avoid the rain water.



Flash floods seen at Hougang Avenue 8.
PHOTO: Water seen seeping through the doors of bus 325
Photo: Lyrrel Tan

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Over at Ang Mo Kio, MediaCorp viewer Gary said the carpark at Block 613A, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 was flooded.



A flooded carpark in Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4
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PHOTO: Heavy rain causes more flash floods in Singapore
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