Access real-time CCTV images of flash-flood prone areas
Images of 24 locations of flood prone areas and hotspots in Singapore will be available to the public from today. -AsiaOne
The public will be able to view closed-circuit television (CCTV) images of 24 locations of flood prone areas and hotspots in Singapore from today.
The CCTV images will be updated every five minutes, and include areas such as Orchard Road, Shenton Way, Bukit Timah Road, Upper Thomson, Veerasamy Road, Tampines St 81 and Ang Mo Kio Ave 3.
Mr William Yeo, PUB’s Deputy Director of Catchment and Waterways said that these real time updates will help to improve public preparedness, and help members of the public check out road conditions during heavy storms or floods.
There are currently a total of 65 CCTVs installed at areas which are flood-prone or have recently experienced flash floods.
Images from 24 of these CCTVs will be posted online for public viewing. These are mostly CCTVs located at roads with higher traffic flow.
Information before, during and after the occurrence of flash floods can also be obtained via SMS alerts, PUB Facebook at www.facebook.com/PUBsg and PUB Twitter at www.twitter.com/PUBsingapore. Radio broadcasts on flash flood alerts will also be available.
You can view the CCTV images here.
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