Several Indonesian regions to experience heavy rains, lightning

Several Indonesian regions to experience heavy rains, lightning

A screen capture of information service center of flight and maritime weather (SIAM) launched by the Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) here on Tuesday (27/4/2021). (ANTARA/Devi Nindy)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) has forecast torrential rains accompanied by lightning and whirlwinds to occur in several parts of Indonesia today.

According to BMKG’s website on Friday, the confluence and deceleration of convergence were observed to be elongated from the western coast of West Sumatra to Aceh, from South Sumatra to the western coast of West Sumatra, from southern coast of Central Java to West Java, in East Nusa Tenggara, and from North Kalimantan, West Kalimantan to Karimata Strait.

Such condition can also occur at Banda Sea, Makassar Strait to the southern part of Central Kalimantan, Maluku, Arafuru Sea, West Papua, and Papua.

Meanwhile, the confluence was observed at Karimata Strait, Riau Islands, eastern coast of Riau, Malaka Strait, North Sulawesi, and Gorontalo.

The BMKG noted that this condition triggered rain growth across the regions where convergence and confluence occurred, from Aceh, Bengkulu, North Sumatra, Riau, Jambi, West Sumatra, and South Sumatra, to Lampung.

West Java, Jakarta, West Kalimantan, North Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, Gorontalo, South Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, and Maluku are other regions to also experience a similar condition.


Related news: BMKG forecasts moderate to heavy rains in several Indonesian regions

Related news: BMKG forecasts potential forest, land fires after transition season
 

EDITED BY INE

Comments