100 sensors to be installed in Sentosa to prevent trees from falling

The sensors will be installed on "important and prominent" trees along Sentosa's beaches, as well as at Fort Siloso, Siloso Road, Imbiah Walk and the Imbiah Trail buggy track. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
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SINGAPORE -About 100 sensors will be installed on trees across Sentosa to monitor and prevent them from toppling.

The Sentosa Development Corporation, which called for the tender last Monday, told The Straits Times that in recent years, about eight to 10 trees on the island have fallen annually, typically after a heavy downpour.

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