WEATHER UPDATE FOR BRUNEI DARUSSALAM 18 APRIL 2022
18 Apr 2022
Brunei Darussalam Monsoon Situation
Brunei Darussalam is currently in the Inter-Monsoon season which is the transition period after the Northeast Monsoon and before entering the Southwest Monsoon.
During this Inter-monsoon season, the weather condition in our country is generally sunny during the day, while thunderstorms potentially occur over the inland areas in the afternoon and spreading towards the coastal and sea areas of the country at night. Thunderstorm events, can be heavy and gusty at times and there is risk of flash floods or flooding during the upcoming Inter-monsoon season.
Brunei Darussalam Weather Situation
Active weather condition is forecasted starting tonight, Monday 18 April 2022 until Sunday 24 April 2022 due to active development of rain clouds over our country. Occasional showers and thundershowers are expected, with wind gust up to 45 km/h during or near heavy showers or thundershowers.
Over Brunei waters, sea state is generally slight to moderate, up to 1.2 m.
Members of the public are advised to take precautionary actions with respect to the forecasted active weather condition. There is riskof flash floods especially at low-lying and flood prone areas as well as near the river banks during continuous heavy rain that may last for more than 1 hour and also during high tide. Risk of landslide and falling trees are also possible during heavy showers and 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 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 www.met.gov.bn or follow our Facebook (@bruneiweather) and Instagram (@bruneiweather).
Wallahu a’lam Bissawab.