Gravest Flood Hits Singapore

Friday, 10th December 1954

Twelve hours of continuous rain caused the worst flood since 1934. Bedok village was under six feet of water. Other areas that were badly hit were Whampoa, Kallang, Potong Pasir and Bukit Timah. Floodwater entered more than 300 homes, damaging personal belongings and furniture. Thousands of people were force to abandon their home and moved to higher grounds. 5 people were drowned by the raging flood water.

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