Tropical Storm Kai-Tak which was located to the East of the Philippines yesterday afternoon will not affect Brunei Darussalam directly. According to the Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department, the tropical storm is predicted to move to the west affecting the Philippines.

However, according to the Meteorological Department, wet condition is expected with occasional heavy showers and wind gust reaching up to 40 kilometres per hour near showers. Heavy intensity showers may cause risk of flooding or flash flooding over low-lying and flood prone areas. The sea state over Brunei Waters may also rise from moderate to rough state up to 3 metres.

The indirect effect of Tropical Storm Kai-Tak starts yesterday and ends on the 21st of December 2017. The general public, motorists and mariners are advised to take necessary steps and precautions to ensure safety especially during occasional heavy showers and rough sea state. The department will continue to monitor the development of Tropical Storm Kai-Tak and shall issue weather advisory and warnings if necessary.

Source: Radio Television Brunei