Written by YP Activists of the North
Some YP activists write in a personal capacity
We were shocked by the flooding in Orchard Road and other areas. Born well into the post-1965 era, we don’t recall ever witnessing floods of this severity. A 1999 New Paper article has the title “Why Orchard Road will never flood”. Well, “almost never” — as that reporter rightly forecasted. Today, a mere 11 years later, Orchard Road has flooded. Singaporeans like you and us are rightfully concerned.