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Monday, 1 April 2019 – Brunei Darussalam via the Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department (BDMD), Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications,
as a member of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and as the national meteorological authority, celebrates the World Meteorological Day today.

World Meteorological Day takes place every year on 23 March to celebrate the anniversary of the convention establishing World Meteorological Organization on 23 March 1950. This day also commemorates the essential contribution of all the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services
around the world to the safety and wellbeing of society.

Each year, the celebration focuses on a theme of topical interest chosen especially by the WMO. "The...

Isnin, 1 April 2019 - Negara Brunei Darussalam melalui Jabatan Kajicuaca Brunei Darussalam (BDMD), Kementerian Pengangkutan dan Infokomunikasi, sebagai Ahli Pertubuhan Kajicuaca Sedunia dan sebagai badan autoriti kajicuaca kebangsaan, menyambut Hari Kajicuaca Sedunia pada hari ini.

Hari Kajicuaca Sedunia berlangsung setiap tahun pada 23 Mac bagi memperingati berkuatkuasanya konvensi Pertubuhan Kajicuaca Sedunia (WMO) pada 23 Mac 1950. Hari ini juga disambut bagi menghargai sumbangan penting yang diberikan oleh Perkhidmatan Kajicuaca dan Hidrologi Kebangsaan bagi keselamatan dan kesejahteraan masyarakat di seluruh dunia.

Setiap tahun, sambutan Hari Kajicuaca Sedunia memfokuskan kepada satu tema semasa yang menarik dipilih khusus oleh pihak WMO. "Matahari,...

Located near the equator, Brunei Darussalam experiences the Equinox event twice a year, i.e. about the 20th March and 23rd September.

Equinox is an astronomical event in which the sun passes exactly above the equatorial line, resulting in an equal length of day and night across the globe. During the occurrence of Equinox, there is a possibility of slight increase in surface air temperature, however, the increase is not significant enough to cause heat wave.

Based on the temperature data observed by the BDMD, there has been no record of significant increase in surface air temperature during the Equinox event.

We shall continue to monitor the weather conditions and will issue weather advisory or warnings if necessary. We would also like to...

Negara Brunei Darussalam, berkedudukan berdekatan khatulistiwa, mengalami kejadian Ekuinoks sebanyak dua kali setahun, iaitu sekitar 20 Mac dan 23 September.
Ekuinoks adalah kejadian astronomi di mana matahari akan berada tepat di atas garis Khatuslitiwa dan menyebabkan jumlah masa bagi waktu siang dan waktu malam menjadi sama. Semasa ia berlaku, suhu udara permukaan berpotensi untuk meningkat sedikit, namun peningkatan berkenaan adalah tidak signifikan dan tidak akan menyebabkan gelombang haba.

Berdasarkan data suhu udara yang telah dicerap oleh Jabatan Kajicuaca Brunei Darussalam, tiada rekod peningkatan ketara pada suhu udara permukaan semasa kejadian Ekuinoks. Kami akan terus memantau keadaan cuaca dari masa ke semasa, dan akan mengeluarkan nasihat dan amaran...

Brunei Darussalam is currently still in the second phase of the Northeast Monsoon period. Based on Brunei Darussalam's climatology, March is known to be the driest month as compared to the other months, with the lowest amount of recorded rainfall.

Stable atmospheric conditions are expected to persist until the end of March, with minimal rainfall activity. The country is also expected to experience breezy conditions at times when the northeasterly winds strengthen over the region. During this relatively drier period, isolated showers or thundery showers can still possibly occur around the country especially during the early morning and evening.
Potential weather impacts during the second half of the Northeast Monsoon are:

• Drier conditions due...