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Thursday, October 25, 2018 - A total of 9 Members of the Legislative Council (LegCo) made a work visit to the Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department (BDMD) at Kampong Anggerek Desa.

The objective of the working visit is to look closely at weather systems at the Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department as well as to understand the functions and roles of the department in providing weather and information as preparation for their meeting with the Ministry of Communications on 26th November 2018.
The work visit was initiated at the Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department's Headquarters, where the delegation was brought to see one of the automatic weather observation system stations.The LegCo members then proceeded to the Weather Forecast Centre at the...

Isnin, 8hb Oktober 2018 - Jabatan Kajicuaca Brunei Darussalam (BDMD), Kementerian
Perhubungan, telah mengadakan Taklimat Cuaca Kebangsaan buat kali ke-tiga pada hari ini,
berikutan taklimat yang telah diadakan pada Julai 2018 yang lalu. Seramai 103 peserta daripada
pelbagai agensi kerajaan dan swasta, serta orang-orang awam telah hadir mengikuti taklimat yang
diadakan di Auditorium Jabatan Penerangan, di Lapangan Terbang Lama Berakas.

Taklimat Cuaca Kebangsaan adalah merupakan salah satu inisiatif Jabatan dan Kementerian
Perhubungan dalam usaha meningkatkan penglibatan kumpulan-kumpulan pengguna seperti
kumpulan Tindakan Awal dan Keselamatan (Safety and First Responders), kumpulan Ekonomi dan
Industri, Pembinaan, Syarikat...

Monday, 8th October 2018 - The Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department (BDMD), Ministry of Communications, has conducted the third National Weather Briefing today after the previous one in July 2018. A total of 103 participants from the government and private agencies, as well as members of the public have attended the briefing which took place at the Auditorium of the Information Department, Old Airport Berakas.

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

Mengikut kitaran monsun, Negara Brunei Darussalam dijangka akan memasuki musim Peralihan
Monsun sekitar awal bulan Oktober. Musim ini adalah tempoh peralihan di antara Monsun Barat Daya
dan Barat Laut Timur, dan biasanya akan menjangkau sehingga penghujung bulan November.

Pada musim ini, cuaca Negara akan sangat dipengaruhi oleh diurnal forcing, di mana kesan angin
tempatan memainkan peranan penting dalam pembangunan aktiviti ribut petir. Keadaan cuaca yang
pada lazimnya berlaku di musim Peralihan Monsun ini adalah pembentukan ribut petir di kawasan
pedalaman pada waktu petang, dan merebak ke kawasan pesisiran dan perairan negara pada waktu
malam. Menurut rekod klimatologi kami, kekerapan aktiviti ribut petir adalah agak tinggi...

Based on the monsoon cycle, Brunei Darussalam is expected to enter into the Inter-Monsoon period by early October. This is the transition period between the Southwest Monsoon and Northeast Monsoon, and will normally last until the end of November.

During this period, the weather over the country will be greatly influenced by the diurnal forcing, where the local wind effects play a significant role in the development of thunderstorms activity. The typical weather pattern during the Inter-Monsoon period is the formation of thunderstorms at the inland region during the afternoon and propagating to the coastal and sea areas during the night. According to our climatological record, the frequency of thunderstorms activity is quite high during the Inter-Monsoon period, as...