WEATHER SITUATION UPDATE FOR BRUNEI DARUSSALAM 13 JUNE 2020
13 Jun 2020
Brunei Darussalam is now in the first month of Southwest Monsoon which normally would be expected to have stable atmospheric conditions with minimal thundershowers occurrences. Southwest Monsoon typically last up until September. During the peak of the monsoon period which is around August, the country usually experiences hazy conditions due to the generally dry weather across the Southeast Asian region.
Monitoring of Tropical Storm
A low pressure system which developed into a Tropical Storm now known as NURI was observed today as of 2.00 pm local time. Tropical Storm NURI was observed approximately at 19.6°N 115.0°E, South-Southeast of Hong Kong, approximately at a distance of 1600 km away from Brunei Darussalam and expected to move North-Northwestwards. Tropical Storm NURI will not affect the weather situation over our country.
Brunei Weather Situation
Generally, weather will be partly cloudy in the next few days apart from some localized thundershowers in few places in the country. Meanwhile, sea state of Brunei waters is expected to reach moderate state of up to 1.2 meters throughout the week.
During heavy showers or thundershowers, it is important for the general public to take note of the risk of flash floods especially at low-lying and flood prone areas.
In light of this, members of the general public, road users and fishermen are advised to always be up to date with the latest weather forecast, advisory and warning issued by Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department, and to take precaution and any necessary actions to ensure safety.
We will 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 www.met.gov.bn or follow our Facebook (@bruneiweather), Instagram (@bruneiweather) and Brunei WX mobile application. The public may contact Duty Meteorological Forecaster at our Forecast Centre, through our Weather Line 114.