BONSERNEWS.com – Rain is predicted to fall on the Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi (Jabodetabek) areas at least until next week. Here’s why.
Previously, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said that 51 percent of Indonesia’s territory had entered the dry season until the first 10 days of June, including Jakarta, Banten and most of West Java.
However, the BMKG also predicts that rain will still wet many of the season zones (ZOM) in Indonesia at least until next week.
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Plt. Head of the BMKG Public Meteorology Center Andri Ramdhani said two significant atmospheric phenomena would trigger rain in many areas in the next few days, namely the Madden Jullian Oscillation (MJO) and the Rossby Equator Wave.
“For the western part of Indonesia, these two phenomena have quite an effect on increasing rain until the period June 20, 2023,” he said, Saturday, June 17, 2023.
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“Meanwhile, for the Eastern region it will still be quite influential until around June 25, 2023.”
As quoted from the BMKG website, rain is expected to occur almost all day long in most areas of DKI Jakarta, Saturday (17/6). In the morning, light to moderate rain has the potential to occur in all areas of Jakarta except the Thousand Islands.
During the day, the BMKG predicts that the areas that don’t rain are only North Jakarta and Kep. One thousand. At night, North Jakarta, Central Jakarta and West Jakarta are predicted to still rain.
The next day, it is estimated that rain will still fall during the day in West Jakarta, South Jakarta, East Jakarta.
“Be aware of the potential for rain accompanied by lightning and strong winds of short duration in parts of South Jakarta and East Jakarta in the afternoon,” wrote the BMKG in the Early Warning column for this Saturday and Sunday.
Following are the details of areas that are predicted to still be hit by moderate to heavy rain until Sunday 18 June 2023:
– South Sumatra
– DKI Jakarta
– West Java
– East Kalimantan
– North Sulawesi
– Central Sulawesi
– Southeast Sulawesi
– North Moluccas
– West Papua
– Papuan ()