A waterspout was spotted from Tanjong Pagar in the early morning of May 11, 2019.
A waterspout occurs when a type of cloud, cumuliform, forms during thunderstorms, creating low-pressure pockets.
Which tallies with the kind of weather we’ve been having.
Here’s a picture uploaded to Facebook at around 10:30am:
And if that isn’t enough to inspire awe, here are some clips of the absolute monster in action.
— Nicky Pea (@Nickyp0414) May 11, 2019
Wtf singapore got water spout pic.twitter.com/okj2KzASmL
— ً (@juykit) May 11, 2019
— Haslinda Amin (@haslindatv) May 11, 2019
— Brendan Scott (@BrendanScott) May 11, 2019
— Vikas Kumar (@vikasism) May 11, 2019
Here’s one from rather far away:
And here is a close-up of the spout.
This is a view from Marina Bay Sands:
— Glenford A. Kalaw (@giokalaw) May 11, 2019
And here’s the scariest iteration yet.
Image collated from Twitter and Javier Ng’s Facebook