27 Feb '14, 7am

Dry spell in Singapore: 5 ways life has changed

Singaporeans may be used to hot weather, but they are still feeling the heat from the record dry spell that is likely to persist into the first half of March. We look at how some people have changed their daily routine to cope with the weather. 1. “To go” is the way to go Some are choosing to pack their favourite chicken rice or char kway teow home, instead of eating at hawker centres. Hawker Kristen Choong, who runs Ji Ji Wanton Noodle Specialist at Hong Lim Food Centre, said there has been a noticeable increase in the number of people ordering takeaway meals during lunch hour. But she added: “The timing of people coming in during lunch is the same, as lunch hours are fixed.” Marketing manager Jereen Leow, who works in Shenton Way, is among those who are choosing to eat in the comfort of their air-conditioned offices - even though the average temperature for February has ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/the-big-story/freak-weather/s...

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