• Short Summary

    AT LEAST 11 PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN THE WORST MONSOON FLOODS FOR 30 YEARS IN SINGAPORE AND THE NEIGHBOURING MALAYSIAN STATE OF JOHORE.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PEOPLE WADE WAIST DEEP THROUGH FLOOD WATER (2 SHOTS)
    0.13

    2.
    SV CYCLISTS AND PEDESTRIANS THROUGH FLOOD WATER (3 SHOTS)
    0.25

    3.
    SV MAN STANDING IN FLOOD WATER OUTSIDE HOUSE
    0.28

    4.
    SV ROAD SIGN ALMOST COVERED BY WATER
    0.29

    5.
    SV PAN MAN AND WOMAN WALK OUT LIVING ROOM INTO STREET (2 SHOTS)
    0.42

    6.
    GV FLOOD WATER (2 SHOTS)
    0.48

    7.
    GV PAN FROM PARTLY SUBMERGED CAR TO PEOPLE STANDING ON VERANDAS (2 SHOTS)
    1.01

    8.
    GV PAN FROM FLOOD WATER TO PEOPLE ON VERANDAS
    1.09

    9.
    FC PAN PEOPLE WADE THROUGH FLOODED STREETS
    1.17



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AT LEAST 11 PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN THE WORST MONSOON FLOODS FOR 30 YEARS IN SINGAPORE AND THE NEIGHBOURING MALAYSIAN STATE OF JOHORE. TODAY, THE RAIN STOPPED, AND THE WATER -- UP TO SEVEN FEET (JUST OVER TWO METRES) DEEP IN PLACES BEGAN TO DRAIN AWAY.

    IN SINGAPORE, A RECORD 14 INCHES (35.5 CMS) OF RAIN FELL IN 10 HOURS, AND WIDESPREAD FLOODING CAUSED THREE DEATHS. BRITISH GURKHA TROOPS HAVE FOUND ANOTHER EIGHT BODIES IN NEIGHBOURING JOHORE.

    SOME 2,500 PEOPLE HAVE HAD TO EVACUATE THEIR HOMES BEFORE THE RAGING FLOODWATER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6TA0PYP8M1LJ6LFZH8JJTAU94
    Media URN:
    VLVA6TA0PYP8M1LJ6LFZH8JJTAU94
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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