Flash floods were observed in various parts of Tanjong Pagar area due heavy rain this morning (23 Jan).
National Water Agency PUB informed on Facebook that floods occurred at Craig Road, Tanjong Pagar Road and Maxwell Road.
And a tweet from the Land Transport Authority at 9.23am, also warned motorists of the flash flood on Maxwell Road (towards Kadayanallur Street) after South Bridge Road.
PUB also warned of other high flood risk areas, among others, on Jalan Seaview, Tiong Bahru Road/Boon Tiong Road and the Alexandra Canal Sub Drain B near Redhill MRT station.
On 19 Jan, heavy rain hit the Upper Thomson area was hit by flash floods, which caused traffic jam at the junction of Upper Thomson Road and Jalan Lembad Thomson.
9:29 – PUB started a warning that heavy rain expected over many areas of SG from 09:30 hours to 11:00 hours
9:31- PUB posted another warning for Tiong Bahru Rd/Boon Tiong Rd
9:39 – PUB warned for Tanjong Penjuru / Penjuru Rd
9:49 – PUB informed flash floods at Craig Road/Tanjong Pagar Road [Junction] subsided. Traffic passable.
10:47- NEA warned Heavy rain expected over many areas of SG from 11:00 hours to 12:00 hours.
11:23 – PUB warned for Sg Tongkang(Yio Chu Kang Rd):Water level rises above 90%
11:27 – Sg Kallang(Bishan Rd):Water level rises above 90%. High Flood Risk
11:31 – Sg Tongkang(Yio Chu Kang Rd):Water level falls below 90%. High Flood Risk
Update at 13:00:
The National Environment Agency informed on its news room, that overcast skies with periods of moderate to heavy showers, at times with thunder, are expected to persist today. The showers are due to a Northeast Monsoon surge that is currently affecting Singapore. The monsoon surge refers to a strengthening of winds over the South China Sea, causing extensive rain clouds to form over our surrounding region.
The rainy conditions are forecast to gradually ease by tomorrow evening, NEA said.