Daily Archives: 2010-06-26

Floods – are we prepared?

By James Ong Case Study 1: On 2 December 1978, a total of 512.4mm of rain fell, the highest ever recorded for the month of December on a single day, according to NEA, resulting in one of the worst floods in Singapore’s history. In fact, it is the highest single day rainfall for Singapore in NEA records. (NEA) Monsoon rain …

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Flood: NSP calls for committee of inquiry

Press release by the National Solidarity Party. Dear Sir/Madam, Set up a Committee of Inquiry to look into improving drainage & weather warning system NSP shares the frustration and disappointment of many Singaporeans whose lives have been severely disrupted by the reoccurring floods in recent days. The Ministry of Environment and Water Resources under Minister Dr Yaacob Ibrahim has reportedly …

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