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Brunei Darussalam has entered the inter-monsoon period which is the transition period after the Northeast Monsoon and before entering the Southwest Monsoon. The inter-monsoon period is expected to last until the end of May.

During this period, the absence of prevailing monsoonal wind flow has allowed local wind effects to play an important role in governing our daily weather. Based on our climatological records, the frequency of thunderstorms occurrences is high during the inter-monsoon period in comparison to the other months.

Whereas the average rain days for April is 16 days and May is 18 days.

Throughout this period, the country normally experiences:
• Fair weather in the morning and isolated coastal showers occur around...

Negara Brunei Darussalam kini telah memasuki tempoh peralihan monsun iaitu tempoh peralihan selepas Monsun Timur Laut dan sebelum memasuki Monsun Barat Daya. Tempoh peralihan monsun ini dijangka berterusan sehingga hujung bulan Mei.

Sepanjang tempoh ini, ketiadaan luruan angin monsun telah membolehkan kesan angin tempatan untuk memainkan peranan yang penting dalam mempengaruhi cuaca harian negara kita. Berdasarkan rekod klimatologi, kekerapan kejadian ribut petir adalah tinggi semasa tempoh peralihan monsun ini berbanding dengan bulan-bulan yang lain. Manakala purata hari-hari yang berhujan bagi bulan April ialah 16 hari dan bagi
bulan Mei ialah 18 hari.

Sepanjang tempoh ini negara lazimnya mengalami:

• Keadaan cuaca cerah...

1. General Weather Situation
Negara Brunei Darussalam is currently at the end of the second phase of the Northeast Monsoon. Normally during this period, the atmospheric condition tends to be more stable with reduced rainfall activities.

Since the 21st of March, Negara Brunei Darussalam has been experiencing Excessive Hot Weather (EHW) or commonly known as heatwave event during the day. The daily maximum temperatures recorded in several areas of the country have reached at least 35°C consecutively over the past 3 days.

Today, Sunday, 24th March 2024, 7 areas have recorded excessive hot weather, namely Labi, Batang Duri, Bangar, Lekiun, Lumapas, Bandar Seri Begawan, and Anggerek Desa, whereas another 5 areas have recorded unusual hot weather,...

1. Keadaan Cuaca Secara Am
Negara Brunei Darussalam pada masa ini berada di penghujung fasa kedua Monsun Timur Laut. Semasa tempoh ini, pada kebiasaannya keadaan atmosfera cenderung lebih stabil dengan pengurangan aktiviti turunan hujan.

Sejak 21hb Mac yang lalu, Negara Brunei Darussalam telah mengalami cuaca panas melampau atau biasa dikenali sebagai kejadian gelombang haba pada waktu siang. Suhu maksimum harian yang telah direkodkan di beberapa kawasan di negara ini telah mencapai sekurang-kurangnya 35°C berturut-turut dalam 3 hari kebelakangan ini.

Pada hari ini, Ahad, 24hb Mac 2024, terdapat 7 kawasan telah merekodkan cuaca panas melampau iaitu Labi, Batang Duri, Bangar, Lekiun, Lumapas, Bandar Seri Begawan dan Anggerek Desa, manakala...

Brunei Darussalam is expected to enter the second phase of the Northeast Monsoon in early February 2024 and is expected to persist until March 2024. Normally during this period, the atmospheric condition tends to be more stable with reduced rainfall activities.
Relatively, the months of February and March are categorised as the two driest months with the lowest average rainfall amount recorded in comparison to the other months of the year. Based on climatological data, average rainfall amount for February is 162.9 mm and 143.4 mm for March.

Based on the latest climate seasonal outlook issued by world climate centers, El Nino phenomena with high intesity still persists over the Pacific Ocean and is expected to gradually decrease by June 2024. The presence of El Nino...