BATAM Washed Down by Heavy Rain, Saturday (5/9) Here's BMKG Explanation
Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency or BMKG Hang Nadim Meteorological Station, again released the prevailing weather Saturday (5/9/2020).
Editor: Putri Larasati Anggiawan
TRIBUNBATAM.id, BATAM - Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency or BMKG Hang Nadim Meteorological Station, again released the prevailing weather Saturday (5/9/2020).
Forecaster BMKG, Made Rony explained that today's weather, there is high humidity in Riau Islands region.
As well as the accumulation of air masses due to wind bending patterns, it greatly supports the formation of rain clouds.
"In general, the weather conditions are forecast to be cloudy and have the potential for local rain. With light to moderate intensity that can be accompanied by lightning and strong winds in the morning and afternoon," he said.
Meanwhile, Saturday at 04.35 WIB, there is a potential for rain with moderate to heavy intensity which can be accompanied by lightning and strong winds at 04.40 WIB in Batam City area.
The rain occurred in Nongsa, Batam City, Beduk River, Sagulung, Batu Aji, Bulang, among others.
Then in Lingga Regency covering North Lingga, Lingga, East Lingga, and its surroundings.
"And it can extend to Bulang, Lubuk Baja, Batu Ampar, Galang, Bengkong and its surroundings," said Made.
For an early warning update on the weather for Riau Islands region on September 5 2020 at 06.00 WIB, that is, there is still the potential for rain with moderate to heavy intensity which can be accompanied by lightning and strong winds at 06.10 WIB in Batam City area.
"In Beduk River, Lubuk Baja, Batu Ampar, Galang), Lingga Regency, namely East Lingga, Senayang. Then the same is the case in Bintan Regency in Sri Kuala Lobam, Sebong Bay, Bintan Bay and its surroundings. And it can extend to the Batam City area. Galang, Batam City, Sekupang, Tanjungpinang City. For Bintan Regency in the Taopaya, Mantang and surrounding areas, "said Made again.
This condition is predicted to last until 08.00 WIB.
As is known, currently several areas of Batam City are being hit by heavy rain accompanied by lightning. (Tribunbatam.id/Leo Halawa)
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