21 March 2014 19:00 | By Aaron Chong, assistant Sports editor
6 sports that are more fun in the rain

Despite the risks, wet weather can make a sport even more interesting

A rainy night in Singapore (© ASSOCIATED PRESS)
  • A rainy night in Singapore (© ASSOCIATED PRESS)
  • Football (© AFP)
  • Luge (© Creative Commons / Flickr)
  • Fishing (© AFP)
  • Trekking (© Chalabala/Getty Images)
  • Kite-flying (© Getty Images)
  • Dance (© Creative Commons / Flickr)
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Recent thundery showers in Singapore marked the end of the country’s record 27-day dry spell that began in late February and saw hazy conditions improve thanks to the change in weather. According to the National Environment Agency, the northeast monsoon’s dry phase is expected to transit to the inter-monsoon period in the final week of March... this simply means that more rainy weather is expected.

While fitness junkies may be cursing the heavens for disrupting their outdoor exercise regimes, we’ve picked a few activities that even non-sporty folks can enjoy. Although being out in the rain exposes people to hazards such as the slippery surface and lightning, "carpe diem", we say. So embrace the risks and try something you’ve never tried before.

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