Several accidents on expressways cause massive jams on rainy Friday morning

Heavy traffic at PIE towards Changi on Friday (Oct 2) morning.
Heavy traffic at PIE towards Changi on Friday (Oct 2) morning.PHOTO: LAND TRANSPORT AUTHORITY

SINGAPORE - Traffic was heavy all around the island on rainy Friday morning (Oct 2).

There were a number of accidents and the Land Transport Authority advised Twitter followers which lanes to take on the various expressways.

As of 9am, Google Maps showed slow-moving traffic on expressways heading into the city. The Pan-Island Expressway (PIE), Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) and Tampines Expressway ( TPE) were especially congested.

Traffic cameras showed jams on the PIE towards Changi from the Bukit Timah Expressway and Thomson Road cameras.

Traffic on the Seletar Expressway towards the TPE was also heavy.

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