Torrential rains, lightning, strong winds forecast across Indonesia

The Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) has forecast heavy rains that can be accompanied by lightning and gusty winds in several regions in Indonesia.

According to data compiled by ANTARA from the official BMKG website here on Tuesday, the areas that can potentially experience such weather are Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Riau, Bengkulu, Jambi, South Sumatra, Bangka Belitung Islands, Lampung, Banten, and West Java.

Heavy rains accompanied by lightning and strong winds are also forecast to occur in Central Java, Yogyakarta, East Java, Bali, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara, East Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, North Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, South Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi, Maluku, and Papua.

Meanwhile, DKI Jakarta is projected to receive rains that can be accompanied by lightning and strong winds, while North Maluku is estimated to experience strong winds.

Moreover, the BMKG has forecast the potential of waves reaching heights of between 2.5 and 4.0 meters in the Arafuru Sea in the south of Merauke at night until tomorrow morning.

 

Source: Antara News

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