10 Jul 2018

1. General Situation

On 9th July 2018 (at 8 am local time), Typhoon MARIA was located at 21.8 °N 133.6 °E, in the Western of Pacific Ocean,
moving Northwest-wards at about 30 km/h with maximum wind speed of about 195 km/h near its centre (Figure 1).
Typhoon MARIA is expected to continue moving Northwest-wards towards Taiwan, that is further away from our

2. Brunei Darussalam Weather Outlook

The Typhoon system is not expected to directly influence the weather conditions in Brunei Darussalam. Nonetheless,
a low pressure system is identified around South China Sea nearby our country. Hence, we will be experiencing
slightly windy condition with occasionally heavy showers, with gusting winds of 40-50 km/h. The wave height at
Brunei Waters may also increase to Moderate state of up to 1.5 m.

3. Advisory

We would like to advise the general public, motorists, and mariners to take necessary precautionary actions to
ensure safety, especially during the unsettled weather conditions.
We shall continue to monitor on the development and track of Typhoon MARIA closely and will issue appropriate
weather advisory or warnings if necessary. We also like to advise the public to get latest weather update by visiting
our website at or follow our Facebook (bruneiweather), Instagram (@bruneiweather) and Brunei
WX mobile application. The public may 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
25 Syawal 1439 / 9
th July 2018
Ruj: WSD/PR/09/2018