26 May 2024

1.General Situation:
Brunei Darussalam is currently towards the end of the inter-monsoon period and is expected to enter the Southwest Monsoon early June 2024.

During the inter-monsoon period, the weather conditions in our country are influenced by local wind effect, which typically results in showers or thundershowers at the inland areas during the afternoon, and affecting the coastal and sea areas at night, and sometimes persisting to early morning.

As of 11.00 am local time today, Sunday (26th May 2024), Tropical Storm EWINIAR was observed at coordinates 14.1°N 121.5°E, Southeast of Philippines, approximately 1300 km away from Brunei Darussalam (Figure 1). Tropical Storm EWINIAR is forecasted to move Northeastwards away from our country.

2.Brunei Darussalam Weather Situation:

Tropical Storm EWINIAR is expected to indirectly influence our weather in Brunei Darussalam. Slightly windy condition is expected in the upcoming days, with potential gusty showers or thundershowers to occur especially at sea and coastal areas. Wind gust of up to 50 km/h is expected in or near heavy showers.

Meanwhile over the Brunei waters, generally sea condition is at slight to moderate state, with wave height of 0.4 m to 1.5 m.

3.Our Advice:

Members of the public are advised to take precautionary actions with respect to the forecasted active weather condition. There is high risk of fallen trees and possibly landslides to occur during gusty and heavy showers conditions. Risk of flash floods may also occur especially at the low-lying and flood prone areas as well as near the river banks during continuous heavy rain and also during high tide.

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 necessary actions to ensure safety.

We shall continue to monitor the weather conditions and will issue weather advisories or warnings if necessary. Latest weather information, advisories and warnings can be accessed easily through our mobile app, Brunei WX, as these weather information, advisories and warnings can be received immediately after they are issued. Latest weather information can also be obtained by contacting the duty meteorological forecaster at our Forecast Centre, through our Weather Line 114, by visiting our website at or follow our Facebook (@bruneiweather), Instagram ( and our Telegram Channel (Brunei Weather).

Wallahu a’lam Bissawab.