Vehicles drive through floodwater in Toa Payoh after heavy rain, Woodleigh Mall also flooded

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Heavy rain resulted in flooding in many areas in Singapore early Sunday afternoon (June 4).

Stomper Dinesh shared a video of vehicles ploughing through floodwater at the junction of Lorong 4 and Lorong 5 Toa Payoh taken at 12.30pm.

Facebook user Brian Liaw posted a video of flooding near Block 18 Lorong 7 Toa Payoh.

Cannot believe it. It is happened again at Toa Payoh. Can the authorities do something?

Posted by Brian Liaw on Saturday, June 3, 2023

Stomper Gen was in Woodleigh Mall at Upper Serangoon, which was also flooded.

"I was walking around after having lunch and spotted some workers trying to clear water from the rain," said the Stomper, who shared photos of the mall.

Facebook user Singapore Atrium Sale also posted photos of the situation in Woodleigh Mall.

Elsewhere, TikTok user Steve shared a video of cars making their way through the flood at Selegie Road.

@hereim_steve First time seeing this happening at my place. #singaporeflood #banjir2023 #fypシ ♬ 芭比q了 - 邓家忠

The National Environment Agency (NEA) had tweeted a weather warning that day at 10.30am.

At 11.55am. the agency updated on Twitter that the heavy rain would last until 12.45pm.

At 12.11pm, national water agency PUB started tweeting about high flood risk in the following areas:

  • Lorong 2 Toa Payoh (Braddell MRT station)
  • Lorong Gambir (Le Gambir)
  • Wan Tho Avenue (Unit 11)
  • Puay Hee Avenue/Siak Kew Avenue
  • Upper Paya Lebar Road
  • Veerasamy Road
  • Balestier Road/Thomson Road
  • Cambridge Road
  • Happy Avenue North /Happy Avenue Central
  • Bukit Timah Canal (Keng Lee Road)

By 1.49pm, NEA tweeted that the rain was clearing in the late afternoon.