Who says it’s impossible to enjoy skiing and other snow sports in Singapore? The Lion City may be enveloped by year-round hot and humid weather, but yes, there is snow in Singapore. This is made possible by the Snow City, a large complex where the temperature is a freezing -5 degrees Celsius. Officially opened in 2000, the Snow City has given local residents and tourists a chance to experience snow and enjoy various snow sports and games.
The facility uses a snow gun that produces 10 to 15 tons of snow every week to keep the ground covered with 400 millimeters of snow. The snow-producing technology involves a simple process. First, compressed air is used to atomize water. The water is then channeled toward the snow gun and is pushed to come out of [Read more…]