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Showers trigger flash floods in eastern Singapore

SINGAPORE — Heavy showers resulted in a few flash floods in eastern Singapore this afternoon (Oct 30), with Bedok and Chai Chee the most affected.

SINGAPORE — Heavy showers resulted in a few flash floods in eastern Singapore this afternoon (Oct 30), with Bedok and Chai Chee the most affected.

The PUB reported that there was a flash flood at the junction of New Upper Changi Road and Chai Chee Road at around 12.45pm. By 1pm, however, the junction was not passable to traffic.

The flood at the junction had subsided by 1.20pm, the PUB reported via its Twitter feed.

There were also reports of water levels rising to above the 90 per cent mark, posing a high flood risk, at Siglap Road, Marine Parade Road and at the Jamiyah Children’s Home on Chin Cheng Avenue, which is near the junction of Still Road and Changi Road.

The Bedok South Avenue 1 exit from the East Coast Parkway expressway was also affected.

All flash floods had subsided by 1.30pm.

Moderation to heavy thundery showers also drenched the other regions of Singapore.

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