SINGAPORE: Expect the rest of November to be rainy, with the weather this month forecast to be wetter than normal, a Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) advisory said on Wednesday (Nov 16).
Thunderstorms, heavy at times, are forecast mostly in the afternoon and evening on six to eight days over the next two weeks. Widespread thunderstorms accompanied by strong wind can also be expected between the predawn and early morning on one or two days.
The daily maximum temperature on most days is forecast to be around 32°C or 33°C. On rainy days, cooler nights are expected with a daily minimum temperature ranging from 22°C and 23°C.
In the first two weeks of November, thunderstorms experienced over Singapore were brought by Sumatra squalls from the Strait of Malacca. The heaviest showers were recorded on Nov 14 with 128mm of rain on Semakau Island.
Over the span of two weeks, the highest rainfall of 258.4mm was recorded around the Clementi area, which was 87 per cent above average. The average temperatures were as low as 21.9°C and as high as 34.4°C for the first half of November.