The National University Hospital (NUH) suffered a black out yesterday, which resulted in ambulances being forced to other hospitals and patients in the affected parts of the hospital being diverted to other wards.
An Aljunied resident suffered an electricity blackout for the whole night and complained about the Town Council's inefficiency. He said it gave excuses like its technicians forgot to bring their toolbox. How can liddat?
National Marathoner Soh Rui Yong has apologised for making SNOC seem like the "bad guy" for prohibiting athletes from promoting their sponsors on social media. He met with a few SNOC officials and has since acknowledged that at the end of the day, rules are still rules and athletes would have to abide by them.
SP Group confirmed that the electricity supply to Blocks, 802, 803, 804 and 806 in Tampines Ave 4 was disrupted at 6:55pm. The cause was found to be a burnt Low Voltage Board at the substation at Blk 802. There was also a fire that required SCDF personnel to extinguish.
The blackout affected the 313@somerset mall, and it was reported that it affected all 8 floors of the mall. Although most of the shops had no lights, the escalator and corridor lights were working. The mall general manager, Ms Cheryl Goh, said that the blackout occurred around 7:10pm, but power was restored back by 8:20pm. The blackout was due to a power trip.
This was not the first time the mall suffered a minor problem. On December 16 last year, the mall was temporarily closed after a fire broke out the night before.
23 blocks in Bukit Batok were affected for about 2 hours during morning rush hour after a power outage took down electricity for homes, schools and even traffic lights in the area near Bukit Batok West Avenue 8. According to eye witnesses, chaos ensued as working adults and students alike had to cope with their daily routine without any form of power.
Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Dr Vivian Balakrishnan says that a "cable fault" in a 6.6 kilovolt underground cable caused a serious power outage in Bukit Panjang, which left almost the whole neighborhood in darkness for an hour on Tuesday night.
A blackout occurred at Bukit Panjang this evening (14 July) which affected 19 blocks in the vicinity.Power has been restored around 11:20 PM. The blackout lasted slightly more than an hour.(Photos below are compiled from internet sources)