14 Jan '11, 7am

Tiong Bahru flooded. Avoid area unless you're in an SUV. Advice>> #singapore

CAR owners were hung out to dry last Wednesday when parts of Orchard Road were submerged by heavy rain. Cars abandoned in Friday's floods Click on thumbnails below to view more photos. Story continues after photos. (Photos: Twitter) The cost of repairing cars damaged by the flood is still being calculated. Mr Stephen Tan, spokesman for insurer NTUC Income, said it has received about 20 claims for flood-damaged cars, and each claim can be anywhere between $10,000 and $60,000. "It's difficult to give an estimate on the cost of each claim at this point as various factors come into play, such as the make and age of the car," he said. To put things in perspective, reports stated that last year's flash floods in Bukit Timah caused more than $1 million in damage to cars. For most of us, our car is the second-most expensive purchase after our house. Therefore, besides the mandator...

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