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Rain, rain all over Singapore - check out S'poreans' tweets and videos

Rain on a weekend after weeks of hot, dry weather?

It should come as a welcome surprise - except that today's rain is almost "apocalyptic", according to netizens all over the island. 

The National Environment Agency sent out multiple heavy rain warnings this afternoon (March 22):

 

 

Even that didn't prepare some Singaporeans for the lightning, thunder and heavy downpour in the afternoon. 

 

 

At Marina Bay Residences, this is how heavy the rain was:

 

 

#heavy #rain

A video posted by Bushra A (@lady_bushra) on Mar 22, 2015 at 1:57am PDT

 

There was no shelter from the rain even at this bus stop:


PHOTO: Twitter/Siddhu

 

This Twitter user prayed for rain .. then kinda sorta regretted it:

 

 

With rain that heavy, it's no surprise that some structures were blown down:

 

 

Visibility was poor:

 

 

Stormy Sunday #singapore #rainyday #rain

A video posted by Fenny Seravina (@fenny_seravina) on Mar 22, 2015 at 2:22am PDT

 

Here's a video from our reporter Jennifer Dhanaraj, from the northwest part of Singapore:

 

But rain's always nice for some arty pics and vids, too:

 

 

 

According to the NEA's website, the showers are expected to continue for at least the next three days. 


Screengrab/NEA website

How bad was it in your part of Singapore? Send us pictures and videos on Facebook, Twitter and at tnp@sph.com.sg

 

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