Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Brunei Weather Forecast

The Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Service (BDMS) is a section under the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA), Ministry of Communications. 
BMS began his operation in the late 1950s at the Old Brunei Airport site. A Meteorological Station was later set up and observations were carried out to meet aviation requirements. Since then, the BDMS has developed into the national agency for the provision of meteorological service.

The BDMS is headed by the Chief Meteorological Officer and consists of 6 Units namely, the Administrative and Management Office, the Observation Unit, the Weather Services, the Climate Data and Information Centre, the Meteorological ICT Unit and the Development Unit.

Under the auspices of the DCA, the BDMS maintains a Weather Forecast Centre which acts also as an Aviation Weather Watch Office, equipped with amongst other things Doppler Weather Surveillance Radar and Satellite Images Reception System. BMS also operates a nationwide network of automatic meteorological stations enabling to monitor real-time weather conditions around the clock.

The Brunei Weather Channel provide a national and local weather forecast for Brunei cities, as well as weather radar, report and hurricane coverage.


Where is the location of Brunei Darussalm Meteorological Department?
Weather Forecast Office of Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department is located at:
Department of Civil Aviation
Brunei International Airport BB2513
Negara Brunei Darussalam

The administration office; and Climate Services Division are located at:
Block B23
Anggrek Desa Flat
Negara Brunei Darussalam

What is the difference between weather forecast and climatological data?
Weahter forecast is the weather condition expected for a specified place (area, route etc)
and period of time.
Whereas, climatological data is actual weather data that has been recorded and archived.

Can anybody ask for the weather forecast?
Yes, anybody who wants to know the weather forecast can contact the meteorologist on
duty at Wather Forecast Office.

How can I get climatological data which are provided by Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Service?
You can get climatollgical data such as wind direction and speed, temperature and
rainfall by purchasing from Climate Data adn Information Centre

Do I need to bring my ID to enter the building of Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Service?
Yes, you are required to show your ID before entering the building.

What are the contact numbers if I wre to enquire on weather-related services?

Kindly, call the following numbers:
Administration : +673 2381342 ext 110
Weather Forecast Office : 114
Climatological Data : +673 2381342 ext 1888

For more information, please contact: 

Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department
Ministry of Communications BB2513
Brunei Darussalam.
Tel: (673)2-381342 Fax: (673)2-343134

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