Damage caused by heavy rain, wind and hail

SINGAPORE - After weeks of haze, the rain finally came - but along with it were hailstones.

Ice pellets the size of marbles were spotted mostly around western parts of Singapore on Tuesday. These areas include Jurong, Choa Chu Kang and Bukit Batok.

The National Environment Agency (NEA) said that while hailstorms are uncommon in tropical countries, this is not the first time Singapore has seen hail. The last hailstorm here was in March, 2008.

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'Hail' and fierce storms reported in western parts of Singapore
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