Heavy rainfall leads to flash floods in several areas

PUB followed up with a series of tweets about more flash floods at MacPherson/Harvey Roads (pictured) as well as Lorongs Ong Lye and Gambir. -- PHOTO: PUB SINGAPORE
PUB followed up with a series of tweets about more flash floods at MacPherson/Harvey Roads (pictured) as well as Lorongs Ong Lye and Gambir. -- PHOTO: PUB SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE - The heavy rainfall this afternoon has resulted in flash floods in various areas across the island.

The Land Transport Authority tweeted about a flash flood at Yishun Ave 5 at about 5pm. PUB followed up with a series of tweets about more flash floods at MacPherson/Harvey Roads as well as Lorongs Ong Lye and Gambir.

Within 20 minutes the flash floods had subsided at the latter locations. But PUB's tweets at 5.18pm warned of high flood risk at Ang Mo Kio Ave 3/Mayflower Avenue.