23 Jul 2018

Brunei Darussalam is currently at the peak of Southwest Monsoon season, where the general wind
pattern over the country is blowing from the southwest. Atmospheric conditions tend to be quite stable
with less tendency for rain occurrences. This situation may results in an increased in air temperature,
exceeding 34 degree Celsius, as what we have been experiencing the past few days. The country also
tends to experience hazy conditions due to the generally dry weather across the Southeast Asian
region. Southwest Monsoon typically last up until September.

The Southwest Monsoon also coincides with the season of active development of cyclonic systems,
such as tropical storms and typhoons, over the northwest Pacific Ocean and South China Sea. When
such systems develop, the country is likely to experience occasional gusty showers or thunderstorms
depending on the location of the systems in relation to Brunei. Currently, there are several active
systems nearby which have the potential to indirectly influence our weather situations in the coming

We shall 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 website at 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.

Wallahualam Bissawab.

Issued by
Weather and Observation Services Section
Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department
Ministry of Communications
9 Zulkaedah 1439 / 22 July 2018
Ref: WSD/PR/10/2018