BMKG asks the public to be aware of extreme weather conditions this week

VIVA – The Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) called on the public in various parts of Indonesia to remain vigilant in the face of extreme weather conditions next week, May 10-17, 2021.

BMKG MEP for Meteorology Guswanto said the results of the analysis of ocean-atmosphere dynamics showed that there was Madden-Julian Oscillation Phenomenon (MJO) activity in Indonesian territory which has has been observed with the active activity of other equatorial wave phenomena such as Kelvin and Rossby Ekuatorial waves.

At present, he said, patterns of cyclonic circulation have been observed over Indonesian territory, namely in the Sulu Sea and West Papua, which could form an encounter and slow down the wind speed. .

“Still unstable local weather conditions may also increase the potential for strong convection which results in more intensive rain cloud formation in several parts of Indonesia,” Guswanto said in Jakarta on Monday, May 10, 2021.

These conditions can lead to the potential for heavy rains. May 10-12, 2021: Aceh, West Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu, South Sumatra, Bangka Belitung Islands, Banten, DKI Jakarta, West Java, Central Java, East Java, Central Kalimantan, Central Sulawesi, West Sulawesi, South Sulawesi, Maluku, West Papua and Papua.

From May 13 to 15, 2021: Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Riau Islands, Jambi, Bengkulu, Lampung, Banten, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, North Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, North Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, West Sulawesi, South Sulawesi, North Maluku, Maluku, West Papua and Papua.

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