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Wet weather set to continue for the rest of August; temperature may dip below 23°C

Compared to the first fortnight of the month, more thundery showers are expected in the second half of August.

Compared to the first fortnight of the month, more thundery showers are expected in the second half of August.

The wet weather is forecast to continue for the rest of this month with the daily minimum temperature possibly dipping below 23°C, though there may be a a few warm days with highs of around 34°C, the Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) said on Tuesday (Aug 16).

In its weather update, MSS said that short-duration moderate to heavy thundery showers can be expected between the late morning and afternoon on most days over the next two weeks.

It added that compared to the first fortnight of the month, more thundery showers are expected in the second half of August.

“The prevailing Southwest Monsoon conditions are forecast to persist over Singapore and the surrounding region with the low-level winds to continue blowing from the southeast or southwest,” said MSS.

During this time, MSS noted that the convergence of winds in the surrounding vicinity could bring about thundery showers over the island on a few nights.

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