WEATHER UPDATE FOR BRUNEI DARUSSALAM 09 JANUARY 2020
09 Jan 2020
Brunei Darussalam is still in the first half of Northeast Monsoon in which wind is blowing dominantly from northeast and our country would normally receive a high amount of rainfall. The weather condition is
expected to be rainy in most days up until the end of January 2020. No tropical storm system is currently observed in our region.
Brunei Weather Situation
Over the weekend, unsettled weather conditions are forecasted with occasional heavy showers or thundershowers affecting many areas of the country, although some fair spells can be expected during the
day.Sea state is moderate up to 1.8 meters.
During continuous and heavy rain, it is important for the general public to take note of the risk of flooding or flash floods especially at low-lying and flood prone areas. The risk of landslides will also be high especially when heavy rainfall occurs continuously for more than 2 hours. There is also a risk of severe flooding during the event of very heavy rain coinciding with high tide. In the case of strong winds and rough sea conditions are dangerous especially to all small crafts and sea recreational activities and sports.
In light of this, members of the general 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. The Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department would like to remind the general public not to disseminate unverified weather information through social media as this may cause unnecessary panic and restlessness to the general public. We will 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 updated 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 Office, through our Weather Line 114.