tropical; hot, humid, rainy; two distinct monsoon seasons -
Southwestern monsoon (June to September)
inter-monsoon - frequent afternoon and early evening thunderstorms.
- Bukit Timah canal burst its banks for the first time in years
- Was six times the intensity of an average shower here!
- one of the worst floods in recent years.
- dumped enough water into the Bukit Timah Canal alone to fill 115 Olympic-size swimming pool.
- floodwaters were knee-deep