21 Jan '12, 1am

Heavy rain and blocked drain cause flooding in Raffles City mall (via ST iPhone App)

Heavy rain and blocked drain cause flooding in Raffles City mall (via ST iPhone App)

Pictures showing floods outdoors at Tanglin Road (above) and indoors at Raffles City shopping mall yesterday. A short, heavy thunderstorm in the afternoon led to business at the mall being disrupted. -- PHOTOS: STOMP, NURSYAHIDAH HASSAN By Grace Chua & Peter Wong A short, heavy thunderstorm on Friday afternoon caused flash floods in several locations and flooding in the basement of Raffles City shopping mall, where some shops were forced to close for an hour. The downpour was heaviest between 1.35pm and 2.35pm, when 67mm of rainfall was recorded in Orchard Road, said the National Environment Agency (NEA). At Raffles City, the flooding was due to a blocked drain at ground level, said spokesman Phyllis Cheong. She added that an escalator was shut down for maintenance checks. 'This was the first time that it happened, so the management is looking into the problem and checks a...

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