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Active weather condition to persist this week

Brunei is currently in the inter-monsoon season which is the transition period after the Northeast monsoon and before entering the Southwest monsoon.

The weather condition in the Sultanate for now is generally sunny during the day while thunderstorms may occur over the inland areas in the afternoon and spreading towards the coastal areas at night, according to Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department.

Thunderstorm can be heavy and gusty at times and there is risk of flash floods or flooding during the upcoming Inter-monsoon season.

Active weather condition is forecast starting today until April 9 due to active development of rain clouds over Brunei. Occasional showers and thundershowers are expected, with wind gust up to 50 kilometres per hour (km/h) during or near heavy showers or thundershowers.

Over Brunei waters, sea state is generally slight to moderate, up to two metres.

The public is advised to take precautionary actions with respect to the active weather condition forecast. There is risk of flash floods especially at low-lying and flood prone areas as well as near river banks during continuous heavy rain that may last for more than one hour and also during high tide. The risk of landslide and falling trees are also possible during heavy showers and gusty condition.

Public, road users and fishermen are advised to always be up to date with the latest weather forecast, advisory and warning issued by the Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department, and to take action to ensure safety.

The agency will continue to monitor the weather conditions and issue weather advisories or warnings if necessary. Latest weather information, advisories and warnings can be accessed through Brunei WX app.

Latest weather information can also be obtained by contacting the duty meteorological forecaster through Weather Line 114 or by visiting www.met.gov.

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