Clarification from Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department Following Viral Information Regarding Typhoon ‘Mangkhut’ 12 September 2018

13 Sep 2018

Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department would like to clarify with regards to the viral
information on Typhoon ‘Mangkhut’ that is being spread in the social media.

In that regard, we would like to notify that Typhoon ‘Mangkhut’ is currently located
approximately 2600 km from Brunei Darussalam. According to current forecast, the
typhoon is expected to move towards the Philippines, and then Hong Kong. Typhoon
‘Mangkhut’ is not expected to affect our weather for the time being.

We shall continue to monitor on the development and track of Typhoon ‘Mangkhut’ closely
and will issue appropriate weather advisory or warnings if necessary. We also like to advice
the public to get the latest weather update by visiting our website at or
follow our Facebook (bruneiweather), Instagram (@bruneiweather) and Brunei WX mobile
application. The public may also contact Duty Meteorological Forecaster at our Weather
Line 114.

Wallahualam Bissawab.

Issued by:
Weather Services and Observation Section
Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department
Ministry of Communications
02 Muharam 1440 / 12 September 2018
Ruj: WSD/PR/12/2018