WEATHER SITUATION UPDATE FOR BRUNEI DARUSSALAM 18 JULY 2020
18 Jul 2020
Our country is still in Southwest Monsoon now whereby wind is blowing from Southwest direction.
Atmospheric conditions tend to be quite stable with minimal thundershowers occurrences as compared to the intermonsoon period in April and May. Southwest Monsoon typically last up until September. During the peak of the monsoon period which is around August, the country usually experiences hazy conditions due to the generally dry weather across the Southeast Asian region.
Latest meteorological data shows that there is no tropical storm system observed within our region at the moment. While the weather forecast for the next few days will still be influenced by the local wind effects with occurrences of showers and thundershowers at the inland areas in the afternoon, moving towards the coastal areas in the late afternoon and early evening.Heavy gusty showers and thundershowers are expected occasionally and wind may reach up to 50 km/h.
Sea state forecast for the next few days is at slight level below 0.6 meters.
Members of the public are advised to take note of the risk of flash floods especially at low-lying and flood prone areas during heavy showers or thundershowers as well as the risk of falling trees during gusty condition.
Public, road users and fishermen are advised to always be up to date with the latest weather forecast, advisory and warning issued by Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department, and to take precaution and any necessary actions to ensure safety.
We shall continue to monitor the weather conditions and will issue weather advisory or warnings if necessary. We would also like to advise the public to keep up to date with the latest weather information by visiting our website at www.met.gov.bn or follow our Facebook (@bruneiweather), Instagram (@bruneiweather) and Brunei WX mobile application. The public may contact Duty Meteorological Forecaster at our Forecast Centre, through our Weather Line 114.
Wallahu a’lam Bissawab.