Heavy rain causes flash floods at Changi, Bedok and Paya Lebar

Heavy rain causes flash floods at Changi, Bedok and Paya Lebar

Channel NewsAsia·2018-01-08 11:05

Roads flooded at Paya Lebar Square on Monday (Jan 8) morning after heavy rain. (Photo: Thomas Tan)

SINGAPORE: A heavy downpour on Monday morning (Jan 8) caused flash floods in several areas of Singapore.

In a series of tweets from 9.20am, national water agency PUB warned of flash floods at Jalan Nipah, at the junctions of Sim Avenue and Eunos Road 8 as well as Tanjong Katong Road. 

PUB also issued flash flood warnings for Arumugam Road, the junction of Bedok Road and Upper Changi Road East, the junction of Upper Changi Road and Bedok North Avenue 4 and the junction of Tampines Avenue 12.

Flash floods at junction of Tampines Ave 12. Traffic passable. Issued 09:50 hours. #sgflood

— PUB (@PUBsingapore) January 8, 2018

Flash floods at junction of Upper Changi Road/Bedok North Ave 4. Traffic passable. Issued 09:40 hours. #sgflood

— PUB (@PUBsingapore) January 8, 2018

A video submitted by a Channel NewsAsia reader also showed floods near Paya Lebar Square where a car can be seen partially submerged.

Traffic along Paya Lebar affected by ponding and flash floods on Monday (Jan 8) morning after heavy rain. (Photo: Thomas Tan) ​​​​​​​

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