Reports of flooding in some areas of Singapore due to heavy rain

Heavy rain caused flooding at the junction of Stamford Road and Victoria Street around 7.30pm on Monday (Oct 30).
Heavy rain caused flooding at the junction of Stamford Road and Victoria Street around 7.30pm on Monday (Oct 30).ST PHOTO: YUEN SIN

SINGAPORE - Heavy rain across the island on Monday (Oct 30) evening caused flooding in some parts of Singapore.

Vehicles were seen driving through water at the junction of Stamford Road and Victoria Street around 7.30pm when The Straits Times was there.

A man was seen buying footwear nearby as his shoes were drenched.

Water agency PUB sent out several alerts on Twitter of high flood risks at areas including Exeter Road and Somerset Road, Tanjong Pagar Road and Craig Road and Leng Kee Road in Bukit Timah.

A two-hour weather forecast on the National Environment Agency's website showed rain and thunderstorms across the island.

According to the Meteorological Service Singapore, a mix of dry and wet weather conditions were forecast for the second half of October.

There will likely be thundery showers in the next four days, according to the MSS' four-day outlook.