25 Dec '11, 6am

Orchard Road floods: Shops want answers

Orchard Road floods: Shops want answers

Retailers along Orchard Road are questioning why flood prevention measures put in place this year failed to stop flood waters from entering their stores on Friday. They are upset that the slew of flood prevention measures introduced after last year's flash floods did not work. According to The Straits Times, some of these retailers suffered losses after their stores were flooded. RELATED STORIES Flash floods hit Liat Towers and other parts of Orchard Road Be prepared for rainier weather ahead Photos: Floods hit Orchard Road Some had to close to clean up and repair damages, while others threw out food in keeping with food hygiene practices. The English daily said Liat Towers' luxury retailer Hermes remains closed while fast-food chain Wendy's and coffee chain Starbucks opened only on Saturday afternoon. These three stores were at least ankle-deep in water on Friday when hea...

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