Fire & ice: How the poles affect tropical climates like Singapore's

S'pore could feel impact of sea-level rise, earth absorbing more heat and changes in global weather patterns

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It is experiencing a long-term trend of warming, with last year being the Republic's eighth-warmest year on record, said the Meteorological Service Singapore.

Singapore's Second National Climate Change Study has shown that the mean sea level is estimated to rise by up to 1m by 2100.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 04, 2019, with the headline Fire & ice: How the poles affect tropical climates like Singapore's. Subscribe