03 Apr '17, 1am

Fortnightly Outlook: SG experiencing Inter-monsoon conditions. Wet & warm weather expected in 1st fortnight of Apr.

Fortnightly Outlook: SG experiencing Inter-monsoon conditions. Wet & warm weather expected in 1st fortnight of Apr.

Singapore, 31 March 2017 – Inter-monsoon conditions characterised by low level winds that are light and variable in direction set in over the region in the last week of March 2017. The Inter-monsoon period is forecast to persist until end May 2017. 2 During the inter-monsoon period, warm weather and thundery showers in the afternoon and early evening are common. The predominantly light and variable winds during this period, coupled with strong daytime heating of land areas, are conducive for the development of localised and intense thunderstorms. In addition, lightning activity during the inter-monsoon months is higher than other times of the year. 3 The first fortnight of April 2017 is forecast to be wet with short-duration moderate to heavy thundery showers mostly in the afternoon on six to seven days, and could extend into evening on a few of these days. In addition, a ...

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