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The onset of Southwest Monsoon is expected during this final week of June, where the general wind flow across Brunei Darussalam will be blowing from the southwest. Atmospheric conditions tend to be quite stable with minimal thundershowers occurrences as compared to the inter-monsoon period (during the past 3 months). Southwest Monsoon typically last up until September. During the peak of the monsoon period (around August), the country usually experiences hazy conditions due to the generally dry weather across the Southeast Asian region.

Southwest Monsoon also coincides with the season of active development of cyclonic systems, such as tropical storms and typhoons, over the Northwest Pacific and South China Sea. When such system develop, the country tends to experience...

Monsun Barat Daya dijangka akan bermula di Negara Brunei Darussalam pada minggu terakhir bulan Jun ini, di mana aliran angin pada amnya akan bertiup dari arah Barat Daya. Pada musim Monsun Barat Daya, keadaan atmosfera pada kebiasaannya agak stabil dan aktiviti kejadian ribut petir adalah berkurangan jika dibandingkan dengan musim Monsun Peralihan (3 bulan yang lalu). Monsun Barat Daya biasanya akan berterusan sehingga bulang September. Semasa kemuncak monsun ini (sekitar bulan Ogos), Negara kebiasaannya mengalami keadaan berjerebu disebabkan oleh cuaca kering di rantau Asia Tenggara.

Musim monsun Barat Daya juga adalah selari dengan musim kejadian sistem siklon seperti ribut tropika dan taufan di kawasan Timur Laut Pasifik dan Laut China Selatan. Sekiranya sistem...

Brunei Darussalam has entered the inter-monsoon period and is expected to continue until the end of May or early June. The inter-monsoon period is a transitional period from the Northeast Monsoon to the Southwest Monsoon. During this period, the absence of prevailing monsoonal wind flow has allowed diurnal wind effects to play a role in governing our daily weather.

Throughout this period, the country normally experiences variable light winds during the morning and convective activities during the afternoon resulting in active development of thunderstorm clouds. Weather can be hot during the daytime while thunderstorm occurrences are likely at the inland area during the evening and propagating out to the coastal and sea areas during late night to early morning. Based on...

Negara Brunei Darussalam telah memasuki tempoh peralihan monsun dan dijangka berterusan sehingga akhir bulan Mei atau awal bulan Jun.
Tempoh ini adalah tempoh peralihan dari Monsun Timur Laut ke Monsun Barat Daya. Sepanjang tempoh ini, ketiadaan luruan angin monsun telah membolehkan kesan angin tempatan untuk memainkan peranan dalam mempengaruhi cuaca harian kita.

Sepanjang tempoh ini, negara lazimnya menerima tiupan angin dari pelbagai hala dengan kelajuan yang lemah pad a waktu pagi dan aktiviti perolakan pada waktu petang yang mengakibatkan pembentukan awan ribut petir. Keadaan cuaca cenderung panas semasa waktu siang manakala kejadian ribut petir berpotensi berlaku di kawasan pedalaman pada waktu petang dan merebak ke kawasan pesisiran dan perairan negara pada...

Monday, 1st April 2019 - The Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department (BDMD), Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications, conducted the fifth National Weather Briefing after the previous briefing regarding Northeast Monsoon period in December 2018. A total of 130 participants from government and private agencies as well as members of the general public attended the briefing which took place at the Garden's Veranda Hall, Rimba Garden Central.

The National Weather Briefing is one of the department's initiative to invoke engagement with different user groups such as those from Safety and First Responders, from the Economy and Industry groups, Constructions, Insurance Companies, Small Medium Enterprise as well as from the Mass Media.

The ultimate goal of...