June 16, 2024

From pedestrians getting drenched, people holding colourful umbrellas to others working in the rain and taking shelter from the storm, The Straits Times Picture Desk captures the love-hate relationship that people here have with the weather.

ST PHOTO: SHINTARO TAY

ST PHOTO: SHINTARO TAY

Pedestrians with umbrellas and raincoats crossing Kitchener Road during afternoon showers on Jan 25, 2023.

ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

A resident rushing to collect laundry hanging along the corridor in Pasir Ris Street 52 during a sudden downpour on Feb 20, 2023.

ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

An elderly Chinese woman in a wheelchair being pushed across the road in the rain in Toa Payoh North on Dec 5, 2022.

ST PHOTO: STEPHANIE YEOW

ST PHOTO: STEPHANIE YEOW

Dark clouds and heavy rain obscure the skyline in the Central Business District on Feb 12, 2023.

ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

A dog trying to keep up with its owner along a flooded sheltered walkway in Little India on Feb 5, 2023.

ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

A delivery rider waiting out the rain in Jurong East on Dec 2, 2022.

ST PHOTO: RYAN CHIONG

ST PHOTO: RYAN CHIONG

Migrant workers laying cables in the rain in Chartwell Drive on Jan 28, 2023

ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

Migrant workers working at a construction site near Jalan Dua and Cassia Link on Jan 25, 2023.

ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

A splash of colours on a wet and dreary day in Little India on Jan 31, 2023.

ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

Watch your step: silhouettes on a wet pavement in Little India on Jan 31, 2023.

ST PHOTO: RYAN CHIONG

ST PHOTO: RYAN CHIONG

People crossing the street in the rain at the junction between Woodlands Avenue 6 and Avenue 7 on Jan 11, 2023.

ST PHOTO: RYAN CHIONG

ST PHOTO: RYAN CHIONG

Making a dash for shelter on the Jubilee Bridge on Jan 25, 2023.

ST PHOTOS: GAVIN FOO
ST PHOTOS: GAVIN FOO

Visitors at the Istana Open House on Jan 23, 2023.

ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

Devotees braving the downpour during a religious ceremony held at Sri Mariamman Temple on Feb 12, 2023.

ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

People making their way along a sheltered walkway at the National University of Singapore on Jan 13, 2023.

ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

Visitors marking a wet Chinese New Year at the roof garden of the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre on Jan 24, 2023.

ST PHOTO: RYAN CHIONG

ST PHOTO: RYAN CHIONG

A woman with an umbrella jaywalking across Woodlands Avenue 3 in heavy rain on Jan 13, 2023.

ST PHOTOS: NG SOR LUAN
ST PHOTOS: NG SOR LUAN

Office workers are caught in a light drizzle along Boon Tat Street at lunchtime on Jan 31, 2023.

ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Pedestrians in Geylang Road trying to stay dry during a sudden downpour on Jan 10, 2023.

ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

Workers pushing on with their schedule near the Singtel Waterfront Theatre at Esplanade on Jan 25, 2023.

ST PHOTOS: SHINTARO TAY
ST PHOTOS: SHINTARO TAY

(Left) A pedestrian crossing Kitchener Road during an afternoon shower on Jan 25, 2023. (Right) People making their way across Rochor Road during an evening drizzle on the same day.

ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Baby is taken on a walk, come rain or shine, in Tampines on Feb 12, 2023.

ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

A commuter on a bus as it passes Bugis Junction on a rainy evening on Jan 8, 2023.

Produced by:

  • Bhavya Rawat
  • Lee Pei Jie
  • Leonard Lai
  • Neo Xiaobin
  • Tin May Linn
  • Yeung Wing
Main photographs by:

  • Desmond Wee
  • Gavin Foo
  • Kelvin Chng
  • Ng Sor Luan

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