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Brunei Darussalam is currently under the influence of the South West Monsoon until the month of September. This monsoon season 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 tends to experience occasional gusty thunderstorms depending on the location of the system in relation to Brunei.

One of these tropical systems was Typhoon HATO which indirectly influenced the wet and windy condition experienced last week. However, Typhoon HATO has since made landfall over Hong Kong on the 23rd August 2017 and it has dissipated.

We will continue to monitor the weather conditions from time to time, and will issue...

Negara Brunei Darussalam dijangka akan berada dalam Musim Timur Laut bermula sekitar pertengahan Disember 2016 sehingga Mac 2017. Pada semester pertama musim ini (bulan Disember dan Januari), negara lazimnya mengalami keadaan cuaca yang sangat aktif dengan kejadian hujan dan hujan berpetir berintensiti lebat dan berpanjangan terutama pada waktu sebelah malam dan awal pagi.

Berdasarkan keadaan cuaca serantau yang berlaku pada masa ini dan jangkaan iklim bermusim terkini yang dikeluarkan oleh pusat dunia iklim utama, fenomena La-Nina telah terbentuk di kawasan Lautan Pasifik, dan diramalkan (dengan 55% berkemungkinan) beterusan sehingga Februari 2017. Fenomena ini adalah berkaitan dengan peningkatan turunan hujan di rantau Asia Tenggara, termasuk Negara Brunei Darussalam....

The onset of Northeast Monsoon is expected over Brunei Darussalam by mid December 2016 until March 2017. For the first half of the monsoon season (December-January), the country will normally experience very active weather conditions with heavy and prolonged rain and thunderstorms, especially during the night and early morning.

Based on current regional weather situation and latest seasonal forecasts from the leading world climate centres, La-Niña conditions have been observed over the Pacific Ocean, and are slightly favoured (55% chance) to persist through February 2017. This phenomenon is associated with the enhancement of rainfall over the Southeast Asian region, including Brunei Darussalam. However, the total amount of rainfall for December 2016 to January 2016 is...

1. General Situation
On 15th October 2016 Typhoon SARIKA was located around 14.3°N 124.4°E to the East of the Philippines, moving WNW at 24 km/h with maximum wind gust speed of 300 km/h (Figure 1). Typhoon SARIKA is expected to continue moving West-Northwest, as indicated by typhoon track forecast in Figure 2, issued by Joint Typhoon Warning Centre, Hawaii, USA. Inside heavy red line denotes storm warning area.

2. Brunei Darussalam Weather Outlook
It is expected that Brunei weather conditions starting today (15th October) until 17th October will be influenced by the indirect effects or tail-end effects of Typhoon SARIKA circulation and track, as it continues moving West-Northwest across the Philippines later this evening (15 October), resulting for...

1. Keadaan Cuaca Semasa
Pada 15 Oktober 2016, Taufan SARIKA berada di lokasi 14.3°N 124.4°E, di Timur Negara Filipina, bergerak menuju Barat ke Barat Laut dengan kelajuan 24 kmsj berserta angin kencang selaju 300 kmsj berdekatan pusat Taufan (Rajah 1). Seperti dalam Rajah 2, Taufan ini dijangka akan terus bergerak menuju Barat ke Barat Laut, seperti yang diramalkan oleh Pusat Amaran Taufan Bersama Hawai, USA, dimana dalam garisan merah menunjukkan kawasan yang dijangka akan terjejas oleh ribut Taufan SARIKA.

2. Jangkaan Keadaan Cuaca Negara Brunei Darussalam
Keadaan cuaca Negara Brunei Darussalam bermula hari ini (15hb Oktober) hingga 17hb Oktober dijangka sedikit sebanyak akan terjejas disebabkan oleh kesan secara tidak langsung atau kesan...