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Heavy rain expected in Singapore this weekend

Published on Dec 20, 2013 8:33 AM
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A woman walks in the rain with an umbrella outside Boon Lay MRT station on Dec 13, 2013. Heavy rain and moderate to rough sea conditions are expected to lash Singapore between now and Sunday. -- ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

Heavy rain and moderate to rough sea conditions are expected to lash Singapore between now and Sunday.

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has also said in an advisory that flash floods may also occur in low-lying areas early in the afternoon if the rain coincides with predicted high tides.

The advisory was issued as Singapore came within half a degree of recording its lowest ever December temperature at 10pm on Wednesday, when parts of the island registered 21.1 deg C.

The coldest on record was Dec 2, 1964, when it fell to 20.6 deg C. Between 2008 and last year, the lowest December temperature ranged from 22.1 to 23.2 deg C.

 
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