BMKG: Cyclone Surigae has no impact on the weather in Jabodetabek: National Okezone

JAKARTA – Meteorological, climatological and geophysical council (BMKG) report that Tropical Cyclone Surigae, which is currently in the Pacific Ocean north of West Papua, has no effect on weather conditions in the Jabodetabek region due to its rather remote distance.

“Tropical Cyclone Surigae has no impact on Jabodetabek. The current weather in Jabodetabek is influenced by cyclonic circulation in the western Indian Ocean from Bengkulu and slowing winds over Banten-West Java,” the Banten-West Java said on Saturday. BMKG deputy for meteorology Guswanto in Jakarta in Jakarta.

Guswanto said cyclone circulation in the western Indian Ocean from Bengkulu formed an area of ​​confluence in the waters west of Lampung with the Indian Ocean west of Lampung, which caused the potential for growth. of rain clouds along the cyclonic circulation system and along the confluence zone. .

BMKG is also monitoring the presence of meeting zones and other slowdowns (convergence) in wind speed that stretch from the waters west of Aceh to south of north Sumatra, from the Gulf of Bones to the north west of Sulawesi.

“This condition may increase the potential for rain clouds along the converged region,” he said.

According to Guswanto, Cyclone Surigae is not expected to pass through Indonesian territory and has a tendency to move away. Currently, Tropical Cyclone Surigae is located in the northern Pacific Ocean of West Papua, 10.6 N and 131.3 E or about 1310 km northwest of Manokwari.

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The cyclone is moving westward at a speed of 18 km / hour, moving away from Indonesian territory with a force of 80 knots (150 km / hour) and a pressure of 955 hPa. Over the next 24 hours, the intensity of Tropical Cyclone Surigae is predicted to increase and move westward.

Cyclone Surigae has an indirect impact on the weather in Indonesia in the form of moderate to heavy rain accompanied by lightning / lightning and high winds in the regions of North Sulawesi, Gorontalo, Central Sulawesi, North Maluku, Maluku and West Papua.

Another impact is that the wave height reaches 1.25-2.5 meters, which is likely to occur in the central and eastern parts of the Sulawesi Sea, in the waters of the Sangihe Islands – Talaud Islands, waters of the Sitaro Islands, Bitung-Likupang Waters, Maluku Sea, Southern Waters of North Sulawesi, Halmahera Islands, Sea of ​​Halmahera, Waters of Northern Raja Ampat, Waters of Manokwari, Waters of Biak, Northern Waters of Cendrawasih Bay and Waters of Jayapura- Sarmi.

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Wave heights of 2.5 to 4 meters are also likely to occur in the northern Pacific Ocean of Halmahera, the North Pacific Ocean of Jayapura and waves of up to 4 to 6 meters are likely to occur. produce in the northern Pacific Ocean from West Papua to Biak.

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