BRUNEI has been experiencing a slight haze since Friday, with a minimum visibility of 6km – 7km and no rain recorded over the Meteorological Observation Station Brunei International Airport between September 29 and October 3.
This is due to a smoke haze in the surrounding region, blown in by the prevailing southwesterly winds (pic right).
At 4.30 pm on Friday, widespread smoke was visible in Southern Kalimantan, with 389 hotspots detected by the Weather Satellite Visible Image produced by the Singapore National Environment Agency.
Meanwhile, according to the Numerical Weather Prediction, prevailing winds are forecast to blow from the south or southwest today, with few occasional crossing of showers or thundershowers. Slight hazy conditions are expected.
For the latest weather update, the public can contact the duty meteorological forecaster at the Forecast Office, Weather Services Division, Brunei International Airport, through the weather line at 114 or 2345567.