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    Rainy days ahead, says meteorological department

    Severe tropical storm Nalgae observed approximately 1,400 kilometres away from Brunei Darussalam, at 8am yesterday, is indirectly influencing the Sultanate’s weather and is expected to cause active weather conditions in the next few days until tomorrow.

    Showers, can be heavy and gusty at times, are expected with wind speed that may reach 60 kilometres per hour during or near heavy showers.

    Over Brunei waters, sea state is at rough state, between two to three metres (m) until the end of Stage One of the Marine Warning – Strong Wind and Rough Sea, which is on November 3. Then, sea state is forecast to be at moderate state, at 1.2m to 1.8m until the end of the week.

    These were announced by the Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department (BDMD) in a press statement yesterday.

    The department said severe tropical storm Nalgae is forecast to move north-westwards away from Brunei and that the country is still in the inter-monsoon period where local wind effects play a role in governing daily weather.

    The department will continue to monitor the weather conditions and will 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 visiting www.met.gov.bn.

    A man uses an umbrella on a rainy day. PHOTO: MUIZ MATDANI
    Map shows the trajectory of the storm. PHOTO: BDMD

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