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Jabatan Kajicauca Brunei Darussalam telah menerima Mesej Ancaman Tsunami dari Pusat Amaran Tsunami Pasifik (Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC)) yang menyatakan Tsunami berkemungkinan akan menjejaskan beberapa negara. Tsunami yang diramalkan oleh PTWC adalah berpunca dari gempa bumi yang terjadi di dekat kawasan pesisiran Tengah Chile (koordinat lokasi 31.5 S, 7.2 W), dengan berkekuatan 8.3, pada 06:54 pagi waktu Brunei, pada 17 September 2015.

PTWC telah meramalkan ombak di bawah paras 0.3 meter akan menjejaskan kawasan pesisiran Negara Brunei Darussalam. Dengan itu, Jabatan ingin menasihatkan orang ramai bahawa ombak di bawah paras 0.3 meter yang diramalkan tersebut tidak akan memberi ancaman kepada Negara kerana ia adalah dalam lingkungan kategori keadaan laut...

Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department has received Tsunami Threat Message from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) stating the possibility of Tsunami to affect several countries. Tsunami waves forecasted by PTWC was triggered by an earthquake that had occurred near the coast of Central Chile (coordinates of 31.5 S, 7.2.0 W), with preliminary magnitude of 8.3, at 6.54 am Brunei Local Time on 17th September 2015.

Waves of less than 0.3 meter have been forecasted by the PTWC that may affect coastline of Brunei Darussalam. Our department would like to inform the general public that the forecasted waves of less than 0.3 meter will not impose any threat as it is within the range of "slight" category sea state.

We will continue to monitor the...

According to the latest forecast issued by The Joint Typhoon Warning Centre, Hawaii USA, Typhoon Nangka that was forecasted to head towards the Philippines and our region has changed its course going northwestward towards Japan. In view of this, the risk of squally weather condition affecting Brunei Darussalam is currently low. However we shall be closely monitoring this typhoon and update any further development which may affect the country in the coming few days.

As for the weather outlook for this week there will be some occasional crossing of showers or thundershowers starting today to Thursday.

We would like to advise the public to keep up-to-date for any weather advisories or warnings from Radio Television Brunei and also through our website at...

The squally showers event that affected the country on the early afternoon on Friday 10th July, was caused by the tail effect of Typhoon CHAN-HOM which is now located at 26.5 N 124.7 E, North of the Philippines (Fig. 1 and Fig.2 ).

The maximum wind gust recorded at the Meteorological Observation Station at Brunei International Airport during the event was approximately 56 km/h (28 knots) at 1530LT. The gust front of the squally showers which formed several kilometers ahead of squally showers has caused the high gusting wind speed. From the Doppler Weather Surveillance Radar (DWSR), the fast-moving squally showers was observed over the western Brunei offshore before hitting Brunei's land areas, at a very intense speed. It reached Belait district first at approximately...

The event of squally showers that happened across the country last night, Saturday 4th July, was caused by the tail effect of the Severe Tropical Storm LINFA which is currently located at 17.4 N 122.5 E, North Philippines. The maximum wind gust recorded at the Meteorological Observation Station at Brunei International Airport during the event was approximately 46 km/h (23 knots) at 10.30 PM. The gust front of the squally showers which formed several kilometers ahead of heavy rain caused the high wind speed.

According to the latest forecast issued by The Joint Typhoon Warning Centre, Hawaii USA, the Severe Tropical Storm LINFA is forecasted to propagate northward of the Philippines in the next few days, hence the tail end effect and intensity of the squally showers over the...