Cyclone seeds reappear, BMKG urges residents of North Sulawesi and North Maluku to beware of flash floods


medialnews, JAKARTA – The Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) has detected 94W tropical cyclone seeds that have started growing in the Pacific Ocean region north of Papua since Monday (04/12 / 2021).

Based on Himawari-8 satellite imagery, tropical cyclone seedlings are known to have a maximum wind speed around the system of up to 30 knots (56 km / h) with center pressure reaching 1006 mb.

“According to our calculations, the potential to become a tropical cyclone in the next few days is very high,” BMKG director Dwikorita Karnawati (4/13/2021) said on Tuesday.

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Dwikorita called on everyone to stay alert and be careful of extreme weather conditions such as tornadoes, heavy rains accompanied by lightning, hail and the like.

Apart from that, it can also cause impacts like flooding, landslides, flash floods, puddles, strong winds, fallen trees and slippery roads next week.

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“Especially for users of maritime transport and fishermen, it is necessary to increase vigilance in the conduct of navigation activities due to the threat of high waves due to cyclones reaching 4 to 6 meters. We ask you not to underestimate the existence of this cyclone seed, ”he said.

Meanwhile, BMKG MP for Meteorology, Guswanto explained a number of areas that could potentially be affected by the seeds of Tropical Cyclone 94W, including East Kalimantan, North Kalimantan, North Sulawesi, Gorontalo, Central Sulawesi, West Sulawesi , South Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi, North Maluku, West Papua and Papua.

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Apart from this, there are also areas with alert levels for potential flash floods in the next two days namely North Sulawesi and North Maluku.

In addition, high waves of around 1.25-2.5 meters are likely to occur in the central and eastern parts of the Sulawesi Sea, the northern waters of the Sangihe Islands to the Talaud Islands, the Maluku Sea, the northern and eastern waters of Halmahera, the Halmahera Sea, the North Pacific Ocean Halmahera.

Meanwhile, high waves of 2.5 to 4.0 meters have the potential to occur in the waters of Raja Ampat-Sorong, the waters of Manokwari, the waters of Biak, Cendrawasih Bay, the waters of Jayapura. -Sarmi, the northern Pacific Ocean of West Papua.

Meanwhile, waves as high as 4.0-6.0 meters are likely to occur in Papua’s northern Pacific Ocean.



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