30 Jan '18, 3pm

VIDEO: Hailstones rain on track at Nanyang Polytechnic during storm across northern Singapore

SINGAPORE: Hailstones were reported in various parts of Singapore on Tuesday (Jan 30) evening amid heavy rain in the north of the island. Videos posted by social media users showed hailstones pelting down in places like Nanyang Polytechnic and Seletar Country Club. One Facebook user even picked up what appeared to be a hailstone, no larger than his fingertip. Advertisement Advertisement "We are Canadian, so we know hail when we hear it and see it," Ms Sara Thompson told Channel NewsAsia. Ms Thompson, a teacher at GEMS World Academy international school, was on her way home from work when hail struck at Seletar West Link. "We were stuck in traffic for over an hour (between 4.20pm and 5.30pm) due to the number of trees that were down," she said. Ms Thompson recorded a video showing hailstones pelting down on the car windshield. Earlier, PUB reported a flash flood along Selet...

Full article: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/hailstones...

Tweets

Hailstones reported in Yishun, Seletar during h...

straitstimes.com 30 Jan '18, 11am

SINGAPORE - Hailstones reportedly fell in some areas in Singapore including Yishun and Seletar during a bout of heavy rain...

More than 200 snapped, fallen trees reported during Tuesday's 'extreme storm', says NParks

More than 200 snapped, fallen trees reported du...

straitstimes.com 31 Jan '18, 12pm

SINGAPORE - There were more than 200 reported incidents of fallen trees and snapped tree branches on Tuesday during an "ex...

[Mothership] Strong winds, heavy rain whipped East Coast Park on last day of Jan. 2018

[Mothership] Strong winds, heavy rain whipped E...

mothership.sg 31 Jan '18, 12pm

Strong, gusty winds, heavy rain, as well as endless thunder and lightning pounded the eastern parts of Singapore on Jan. 3...

Indonesian family lived with dead relatives to ...

straitstimes.com 31 Jan '18, 9am

BANDUNG (AFP) - An Indonesian family lived with the bodies of two dead relatives in the hope that keeping their corpses co...

Someone made a makeshift rain shelter for cats at Hillview MRT station bicycle racks

Someone made a makeshift rain shelter for cats ...

mothership.sg 31 Jan '18, 3am

In recent months, Singapore has seen heavy rainfall across our otherwise-sunny island. While most of us and our animals ha...

Fish fell from S’pore’s skies like rain in 1861: French naturalist https://t.co/KMui1PPBRS

Fish fell from S’pore’s skies like rain in 1861...

mothership.sg 29 Jan '18, 8am

In the 19th century, a rare natural phenomenon occurred in Singapore. It rained fish. The curious incident was documented ...

Stray cat swallowed by snake in Ang Mo Kio, fee...

straitstimes.com 25 Jan '18, 9am

SINGAPORE - He was on his way home when a woman approached him for help to find a stray cat that she fed regularly. To his...