Jun 5, 2011

of heavy rain floods various parts of singapore

Heavy rain floods various parts of Singapore : Heavy rain started 6.30am this morning. A total of 124mm of rainfall was recorded. This was more than the flood experienced last June. Orchard Road did not experience similar floods this year.

Flood at Bukit Timah / Swiss Club Road
HEAVY and intense rain over the central and eastern parts of Singapore early this morning starting from 6.30am caused flash floods in various locations, and flooded the basement of Tanglin Mall.

The first to be hit by flash floods were Wan Tho Ave, Sian Kwang Avenue, Jalan Kemboja and Puay Hee Road, all in the MacPherson area, which according to the Public Utilities Board (PUB) in a statement released on Sunday, is a flood-prone area.

The rain moved to the central area in the late morning flash flooding some parts of Orchard Road and Bukit Timah. The stretch from Blackmore Road to Maplewood Road and two out of three lanes were affected. The road was closed temporarily for one hour. Flash floods also occurred at Cuscaden Road, the Tanglin/Tomlinson Road junction and the Napier Road/Tanglin Road junction.

For the first time the basement level one of Tanglin Mall was affected. The basement carpark of Delfi Orchard was also flooded. Tankers were deployed at both malls to pump out the water from their basement carparks.

According to the PUB, a total of 124mm of rainfall was recorded for the central area this morning. This is about 77 per cent of the average monthly rainfall for June. 'This rainfall was more intense than June last year, with about 65mm recorded within 30 minutes this morning, compared to the 100mm within two hours on June 16, 2010. Orchard Road did not experience similar floods this time, said a PUB spokesman, adding that the stretch of Orchard Road from Orange Grove Road to Cairnhill Road has been raised.

The Massimo Dutti store along Orchard. Staff kept busy.

Flood at Boon Keng Road

Flood at Claymore Road

See more photos here.

1 comment:

  1. What a hard situation, but all these things are happening because wer-re destroying the world, all all the planet-s changes are occurring because of the people-s impact.


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