24 Mar 2024

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, including University of Brunei Darussalam, Pekan Tutong, Sinaut, Benutan, and Brunei International Airport.

This condition is also due to the reduced rainfall activities, as the recorded rainfall amount at the Meteorological Observation Station at the Brunei International Airport for the month of March 2024 is only 5.6 mm, which is far below normal value of 143.4 mm.

2. Brunei Darussalam Weather Forecast
For the final week of March, the weather in Negara Brunei Darussalam is still forecasted to be hot and dry, with reduced rainfall amount and activity. Daily maximum temperatures are expected to reach between 33°C and 36°C. Hazy conditions are also expected to occur.

3. Our Advice
Members of the public are advised to take necessary precaution and safety measures for this hot and dry weather conditions that are expected to occur. Daily recorded maximum temperature for areas in Negara Brunei Darussalam can be obtained through our Facebook page (@bruneiweather), Instagram (, and our Telegram channel (Brunei Weather).

Meanwhile, latest weather information can be obtained by contacting the duty meteorological forecaster at our Forecast Centre, through our Weather Line 114, or by visiting our website at and through our mobile app, Brunei WX.

Wallahu a’lam Bissawab.