All Blog Posts Tagged 'flooding' (2)

Singaporeans not buying "Experts'" blaming persistent flooding on rain

Refuting PUB Expert Panel that increase in rainfall intensity contributes to flooding



April 4th, 2012 | Author: Ng Kok Lim



Dear expert panel, I refer to the 12 Jan 2012 Straits Times report “Annual rainfall is increasing here: Experts” [1]. It was reported that rainfall increased by 15mm a year on average between 1968 and 2008. The table below was constructed using government rainfall data [2]. It shows that by shifting the years by one or two, a completely different…

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Added by Kris H on June 19, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

Daily heavy flooding by high tide in Dakuinuku Village, Sawakasa, Fiji

Daily heavy flooding by high tide in Dakuinuku Village, Sawakasa, Fiji

The villagers of Dakuinuku in Tailevu are waging a losing war.

It's a war against mother nature- one they have almost no chance of winning.

Since last year, Dakuinuku has experienced heavy flooding every day from the sea.

At high tide, the waves sweep over the beach front…

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Added by bill on January 15, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

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