24 Dec '11, 10pm

Floods again? Shops in Orchard Rd seek answers

Floods again? Shops in Orchard Rd seek answers

A man taking cover under the shelter at the Starbucks outlet in Liat Towers yesterday. The Starbucks chairs were lined up before the outlet was reopened around noon after cleaning. By Huang Lijie The morning after flash floods hit Orchard Road, affected retailers were still turning customers away while workers were busy mopping up the mess. At Liat Towers, where flood waters flowed into Hermes on Friday evening, the luxury retailer remains shuttered, until further notice. Its neighbours, Wendy's fast- food chain and coffee chain Starbucks took Saturday morning to clean up before welcoming customers at around noon, while fashion store Massimo Dutti was open by 10am. All three stores were at least ankle-deep in water on Friday when heavy rain overwhelmed these basement shops, despite flood barriers being activated in front of the building and the individual shops. The barrie...

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