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On 15th December 2017 (at 1400 LT) Tropical Storm Kai-Tak was located to the East of the Philippines (11.6°N 127.7°E) and is predicted to move to the West, affecting the Philippines.
Tropical Storm Kai-Tak will not affect our country directly, however, wet condition is expected with occasional heavy showers and wind gust reaching up to 40 km/h near showers. Heavy intensity showers may cause risk of flooding or flash flooding over low-lying and flood prone areas. The sea state over Brunei Water may rise from moderate to rough state up to 3.0m. The indirect effect of Tropical Storm Kai-Tak starts on 16th December 2017 and ends on 21st December 2017.
The general public, motorists, and mariners are advised to take necessary steps and precautions to ensure safety,...

Pada 15 Disember 2017 pukul 2.00 petang waktu setempat, Ribut Tropika Kai-Tak berada di Timur Negara Filipina (11.6°N 127.7°E ) dan diramalkan akan bergerak ke arah Barat dan menjejaskan Negara Filipina.
Ribut Tropika Kai-Tak dijangka tidak akan menjejaskan negara kita secara langsung. Walau bagaimanapun, cuaca di negara kita dijangka lembap dengan hujan berintensi lebat sekali-sekala dan angin kencang mencapai sehingga 40 kmsj. Hujan berintensi lebat boleh menyebabkan risiko banjir atau banjir kilat di kawasan-kawasan rendah dan kawasan yang mudah banjir. Disamping itu, ianya boleh menyebabkan keadaan ombak di Perairan Brunei meningkat dari paras Sederhana hingga Bergelora sehingga 3.0m. Kesan sampingan sistem Ribut Tropika Kai-Tak ini dijangka akan bermula pada 16...

20 Nov 2017

We would like to refer to a text message being circulated around through the Whatsapp application and
the social media mentioning the possibility of a tsunami threat to several areas in our neighbouring
region.

In this regard, to date the Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department has not received any
information regarding the occurrence of a tsunami event eitherfrom Regional or International Tsunami
Warning Centres, that would have a potential threat to the country.

We seek cooperation and urge the general public not to disseminate further any unverified information
as it can cause anxiety and panic to members of the general public.

Members of the public who wish to follow the latest weather information...

20 Nov 2017

Pihak kami ingin merujuk pada teks pesanan yang mula menular melalui aplikasi Whatsapp dan mediamedia
sosial yang menyatakan berkemungkinannya terjadi satu ancaman tsunami kepada beberapa
kawasan di rantau jiran.

Setakat ini, Jabatan Kajicuaca Brunei Darussalam tidak ada menerima sebarang maklumat mengenai
kejadian tsunami yang dimaksudkan samada daripada pusat-pusat amaran tsunami serantau atau
antarabangsa yang berpotensi mengancam Negara kita.

Dalam perkara ini, kami memohonkan kerjasama dan juga menggesa supaya orang ramai tidak
menyebarkan sebarang maklumat yang tidak sahih, oleh kerana ianya boleh menyebabkan keresahan
dan keadaan panik kepada orang ramai.

Orang ramai bolehlah mengikuti maklumat...

Brunei Darussalam is expected to experience the Northeast Monsoon from December 2017 until March 2018. Normally
during the rainy season in December and January, the country will experience very active weather conditions with
occasional heavy showers and thundershowers especially during the afternoon and at night.

Like previous events, it is important to note that the risks of flash floods and flooding at low-lying and flood-prone
areas, and the risks of landslides, can occur especially during heavy rainfall of more than 2 hours. The risk of severe
flooding may occur during the event of heavy rain coinciding with high tide. Strong surges from the Northeasterly winds
may also increase the waves height over Brunei Waters from moderate to...