Tuesday , May 18 2021

Less rain expected in the next fifteen days, Environment News & Top Stories

Less rain is expected in the second half of this month with the prevailing monsoon conditions that persist over the next two weeks, says the meteorologist.

The strengthening and gradual change in the direction of the wind is expected towards the end of the month, indicating the beginning of the northeastern monsoon season, the Singapore Meteorological Service (MSS) reported yesterday.

Monsoon winds must extend until March next year.

Moderate to heavy-duty storm showers have been located during the rest of the month, mainly after five to seven days, with showers that extend overnight in a few days.

The general precipitation for this month is expected to be higher than normal, the MSS said.

The daily temperature for the next fortnight is expected between 24 ° C and 34 ° C.

During the first semester of this month, the maximum daily temperature was between 32 ° C and 34 ° C and the minimum daily, between 23 ° C and 24 ° C.

Higher average precipitation recorded three-quarters of Singapore in the last two weeks.

The highest of 309.6 mm, or 140 percent above the average, was recorded in Bukit Panjang, and the lowest of 57.2 mm, or 56 percent below the average, was in Changi.

For daily updates, visit the MSS website (www.weather.gov.sg), the website of the National Environment Agency (www.nea.gov.sg), the MyENV application or the Weather @ SG application of the MSS .

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