Rain Causes Floods in Bukit Timah

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Intense heavy rain caused flooding in various part of Singapore. In Bukit Timah, at its peak, the flood waters reached knee level. Stretches from Coronation Road to Third Avenue and from Wilby Road to Blackmore Road. The junction of Sixth Avenue and Bukit Timah Road was also flooded. The rainfall was about six times that of a normal storm resulted in massive amounts of water – equivalent to the amount in 115 Olympic-sized pools – to drain into Bukit Timah Canal, causing it to overflow.

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