Until End of March 2020, Brunei Darussalam Will Experience Hot and Dry Weather Conditions

Brunei Darussalam is currently in the second phase of the Northeast Monsoon period which is expected to last until end of March 2020. Based on the climatology of Brunei Darussalam, the months of February and March have the lowest number of rainy days and amount of recorded rainfall as compared to the other months of the year.

According to the Meteorological Department, during this period, the country would normally experience hot and dry weather conditions whereby lesser rainfall activities are expected due to stable atmospheric conditions. Potential weather impacts during the second half of the Northeast Monsoon are hot during the day and at times maximum air temperature increases between 33 to 35 degrees Celsius, and the dry condition may also cause slight haze. General forecast for the country until end of this week will be breezy condition especially at sea. The breezy condition is also expected to cause wave height to increase up to rough state of 3 meters. Wind gust may reach up to 40-50 km/h. These conditions are dangerous especially to small crafts and sea recreational activities and sports at sea.

The Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department will continue to monitor the weather conditions and will issue weather advisory or warnings if necessary. The latest weather information can obtained at 'www.met.gov.bn' or follow Facebook @bruneiweather, Instagram @bruneiweather and Brunei WX mobile application. The public can contact the Duty Meteorological Forecaster at the Forecast Office, through Weather Line 114.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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