The building of an unauthorised road has been fingered as one factor that intensified the flash flood in Tampines Avenue 12 on Jan 8.
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Heavy morning downpour that flooded 9 areas damaged cars, and disrupted some businesses and bus services.
The floods arose because rain developed too quickly in the area, a spokesman for the Meteorological Services Singapore said.
Here is all you need to know about what to do during flash floods and what the authorities are doing about it.
PUB said the wet weather conditions, due to the prevailing north-east monsoon, was aggravated by the development of a Sumatra squall over the Straits of Malacca which moved eastwards, affecting Singapore.
For about an hour from 9am on Monday morning (Jan 8), 30 Singapore Civil Defence Force personnel helped seven drivers and pushed four vehicles, including a lorry, trapped on a flooded 40m-stretch along Upper Changi Road.
About 30 firefighters from Changi Fire Station went out and helped to move six vehicles away from a flooded area in front of their station on Jan 8, 2018.
Floods due to 3-hour thunderstorm this morning.
The Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) investigations into the 0ct 7 tunnel flooding have found that the incident was entirely preventable had train operator SMRT carried out proper maintenance.
LTA, PUB committee to assess flood protection measures for critical transport infrastructure.