BMKG Extends High Waves Alert in Several Indonesian Waters

23 September 2022 11:30 WIB

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has again issued an early warning of high waves that potentially occur in several Indonesian waters on Friday-Saturday, September 23-24, 2022.

Surging waves, about 4-6 meters, are forecasted in the western waters of the Enggano Islands - Lampung to the West Indian Ocean. The tidal is also said to have the opportunity to rip apart the waters of the western and southern parts of Sunda Strait. The same alert had been issued the day before.

The agency also mentioned that the southern waters of Banten to West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), the southern part of the Bali - Alas - Lombok Strait, and the Indian Ocean south of Java - NTB have the potential to see very high tidal.

Additionally, the agency predicted that rain accompanied by lightning will hit Bengkulu. Medan will see heavy rain. And moderate-intensity rain will shower Bandung, Pontianak, Banjarmasin, Tarakan, Tanjung Pinang, and Mataram.

BMKG also predicted that the country’s air temperature will range between 19 and 33 degrees Celsius with the lowest temperature in Bandung and the highest in Banda Aceh, Gorontalo, Semarang, Surabaya, Pontianak, Kupang, Makassar, and Medan.

MARIA FRANSISCA LAHUR

Click here to get the latest news updates from Tempo on Google News



Two Earthquakes Rock Sumatra's Padang, Pesawaran Today

1 jam lalu

Two Earthquakes Rock Sumatra's Padang, Pesawaran Today

Two earthquakes struck again Pesawaran Lampung and Padang Panjang of West Sumatra today, September 30, 2022.


5.2 M Earthquake Jolts Papua's Jayapura Tonight

14 jam lalu

5.2 M Earthquake Jolts Papua's Jayapura Tonight

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 rocked Jayapura of Papua tonight, September 29, 2022, at 18:34 western Indonesian time (WIB).


Series of Earthquakes Hit West Sumatra

1 hari lalu

Series of Earthquakes Hit West Sumatra

West Sumatra on Wednesday was hit by a series of earthquakes that are known to be centered on land.


No Rain to Shower Bandung until Early October: BMKG

1 hari lalu

No Rain to Shower Bandung until Early October: BMKG

The weather in Bandung has been sunny for almost a week. The BMKG explains why.


Regions Affected by NORU Tropical Cyclone: BMKG

2 hari lalu

Regions Affected by NORU Tropical Cyclone: BMKG

The NORU tropical cyclone - detected over the South China Sea - will likely cause rainfall over a number of Indonesian regions.


8 Earthquakes in 10 Days Jolt Sumatra Island; BMKG Explains

3 hari lalu

8 Earthquakes in 10 Days Jolt Sumatra Island; BMKG Explains

BMKG recorded at least eight earthquakes generated on land on Sumatra Island during the past 10 days.


M 6.4 Earthquake in Aceh; BMKG Warns People of Aftershocks

5 hari lalu

M 6.4 Earthquake in Aceh; BMKG Warns People of Aftershocks

BMKG warns the people in Aceh of the potential of aftershocks following the strong earthquake at magnitude 6.4 that occurred early on Saturday.


Strong Earthquakes Shake Indonesia's Aceh, Wakatobi

6 hari lalu

Strong Earthquakes Shake Indonesia's Aceh, Wakatobi

Two strong earthquakes hit Indonesia's western and eastern regions with an interval of 1 minute on early Saturday, September 24.


Great Sumatran Fault Sparks 5.1 Magnitude Earthquake in Aceh

6 hari lalu

Great Sumatran Fault Sparks 5.1 Magnitude Earthquake in Aceh

BMKG said the earthquake that rocked Aceh in the early hours of Friday had an epicenter at Beutong Ateuh Banggalang, Nagan Raya, Aceh.


Earthquake Jolts Aceh's Takengon, Bener Meriah Earlier Today

7 hari lalu

Earthquake Jolts Aceh's Takengon, Bener Meriah Earlier Today

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake jolted Central Aceh and Bener Meriah areas in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam on Friday morning, September 23, 2022.