08 Jan '18, 1pm

[Mothership] Half of average monthly rainfall fell in one part of S’pore in 4 hours https://t.co/s4djGLRpBM

Many parts of Singapore was flooded on Jan. 8, 2018 morning. So heavy was the precipitation that about half of Singapore’s average monthly rainfall in January fell in the Kim Chuan Road area in Bartley over a span of just four hours. The heaviest rainfall of 118.8mm was recorded at Kim Chuan Road in Bartley between 6.20am to 10.25am. Advertisement Rainfall in the area peaked between 8am and 8.30am, with an intensity of 56mm per hour. The first flash flood occurred at 8.30am. All of the floods, which lasted between 15 minutes and an hour each, had subsided by 10.30am. Causes Flash floods were due to “intense rain” and tidal influences. Nine locations in eastern Singapore had flash floods due to “intense rain”: • Tampines Road (opposite Jalan Teliti) • Tampines Avenue 12 (opposite Tampines Eco Green) • Arumugam Road • The junction of Sims Avenue and Eunos Road 8 • The juncti...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/01/singapore-flood/

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