WEATHER UPDATE FOR BRUNEI DARUSSALAM - 15 DECEMBER 2017

15 Dec 2017

On 15th December 2017 (at 1400 LT) Tropical Storm Kai-Tak was located to the East of the Philippines (11.6°N 127.7°E) and is predicted to move to the West, affecting the Philippines.
Tropical Storm Kai-Tak will not affect our country directly, however, wet condition is expected with occasional heavy showers and wind gust reaching up to 40 km/h near showers. Heavy intensity showers may cause risk of flooding or flash flooding over low-lying and flood prone areas. The sea state over Brunei Water may rise from moderate to rough state up to 3.0m. The indirect effect of Tropical Storm Kai-Tak starts on 16th December 2017 and ends on 21st December 2017.
The general public, motorists, and mariners are advised to take necessary steps and precautions to ensure safety, especially during occasional heavy showers and rough sea state.
We will continue to monitor the development of Tropical Storm Kai-Tak and shall issue weather advisory and warnings if necessary.
Members of the public who wish to follow the latest weather information may visit our website at www.met.gov.bn or follow our social media page on Facebook (bruneiweather), Instagram (@bruneiweather) and by using Brunei WX mobile application. The public can also contact duty Meteorological Forecaster at our Weather Forecast Office through our Weather Line 114.
Wallahualam Bissawab.

Issued by:
Weather Services Division
Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department
Ministry of Communications
26 Rabiulawal 1439 / 15 December 2017
Ruj: WSD/PR/08/2017