03 Apr 2019

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 the National Weather Briefing is to improve the understanding and awareness of various user groups towards the current weather conditions affecting our nation, and also to facilitate end-users to be more weather-ready and have a better understanding of Brunei Darussalam's climate. The main focus of the National Weather Briefing was on Brunei Darussalam Weather, Climate and Seasonal Outlook throughout the Inter-Monsoon period from April to May 2019 which was presented by Dayang Nurulinani binti Jahari, a Meteorological Officer, meteorologist from the BDMD.

Other activities include exhibitions from the department as well as from government and private agencies related to the theme of the World Meteorological Day 2019 which is The Sun, The Earth and The Weather. Other activities also include the promotion and selling of BDMD's coffee table book titled Nubivagant With Wondrous Scenes of The Abode of Peace, the promotion of Brunei WX Mobile Application, social media and colour coded severe warning.