As Singapore enters Northeast Monsoon season, heavy thundery showers could persist till end of the month

As much as we desperately want some semblance of winter around this part of the world (think of all the layers we can finally wear!), climate change just isn’t there yet. What we get, however, is wet weather that’s expected to carry on into the second half of November. The National Environment Agency (NEA) made ...

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Traffic jam along Geylang East Central as large tree falls amid Tuesday morning thunderstorm

Traffic jam along Geylang East Central as large tree falls amid Tuesday morning thunderstorm

Though the early morning showers were a welcome weather to wake up to today, it wasn’t as such to motorists commuting along Geylang East Central, where a large tree toppled onto...

Businesses and residents in flood-prone areas arm themselves for monsoon season

Businesses and residents in flood-prone areas arm themselves for monsoon season

Heavy rains have done quite a bit of damage to Singapore this year, causing traffic disruptions, overflowing canals, damaged walls and, of course, business losses. According to...

Singapore may see fiery debris in skies next year when a space station crashes back to Earth

Singapore may see fiery debris in skies next year when a space station crashes back to Earth

An 8.5-tonne Chinese space station called the Tiangong-1 (“heavenly palace” in Mandarin) that’s currently orbiting Earth is expected to make a fiery re-entry into our...

Motorcyclist left in coma after being hit by falling tree branch, so his family is suing NParks

Motorcyclist left in coma after being hit by falling tree branch, so his family is suing NParks

Left in a vegetative state for over a year since suffering head injuries from a fallen tree branch, the man’s family is taking the National Parks Board (NParks) to High Court to...

Ready your umbrellas for thundery showers over the next 2 weeks

Ready your umbrellas for thundery showers over the next 2 weeks

No plans for a winter vacation this year-end? Fret not. You can still dig through your wardrobe for your cosiest jumpers, ’cause the first two weeks of October brings with...

Both thundery showers and warm days expected for first half of September

Both thundery showers and warm days expected for first half of September

Keep your brollies on you these couple of weeks, because it’ll get pretty wet in the first half of September. And pretty balmy, too. According to Meteorological Service...

Flights from Singapore to Hong Kong canceled due to Typhoon Hato

Flights from Singapore to Hong Kong canceled due to Typhoon Hato

Several flights from Singapore to Hong Kong this morning (Aug 23) have been canceled due to the approaching Typhoon Hato. According to The Straits Times, seven flights were...

WATCH: Another caring bus driver goes out of his way to provide shelter from rain for his passengers

WATCH: Another caring bus driver goes out of his way to provide shelter from rain for his passengers

It was quite a stormy Friday last week — enough to cause flash floods and fallen trees — but thanks to one caring SMRT bus driver, dozens were spared the misery of getting...

Islandwide rainstorms cause traffic disruptions with flash floods and fallen trees

Islandwide rainstorms cause traffic disruptions with flash floods and fallen trees

Ummm, did someone summon a rainmaking shaman? ‘Cause heavy rain shrouded the Singapore skies today, leaving parts of the island flooded and traffic disrupted. WOAH,...