The Severe Tropical Storm 'Tembin' was reported located at the Sulu Sea this morning and it is forecasted to move westward to South China Sea. According to the Meteorological Department, the Severe Tropical Storm 'Tembin' may cause prolonged rain and occasional heavy showers. The department added that wind gust of up to 50 kilometres per hour can be expected near heavy showers and Rough sea state of up to 4 metres high. This weather condition has high risk of flood or flash flood over low lying and flood prone areas, landslides and fallen trees. The effect of this Severe Tropical Storm 'Tembin' is expected to affect until this Tuesday.
Members of the public especially those staying at low lying and flood prone areas are to take necessary precautions especially during occasional heavy showers that coincide with high tide and to take early steps to ensure safety including property. Motorists are also advised to exercise cautious especially during showers and slippery road; and mariners are also advised to take necessary precautions and steps in the current rough sea state.
The Meteorological Department will continue to monitor the development of the Severe Tropical Storm 'Tembin' and shall update the information, weather advisory or warning when necessary. For the latest weather information and sea condition, as well as advisory or warning by downloading the mobile application Brunei WX, or visit www.met.gov.bn or Facebook (bruneiweather), and Instagram (@bruneiweather). The public can also contact duty Meteorological Forecaster at 11b 4.
Source: Radio Television Brunei