BMKG predicts an increase in rainfall in Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi (Jabodetabek). The increase in rainfall will occur in the next 3 days.
“There is a potential for increased rainfall in most parts of Indonesia, including the Greater Jakarta area. Most of the Greater Jakarta area is included in areas that are predicted to experience the peak of the rainy season in this January period,” said Deputy for Meteorology BMKG Guswanto in his statement, Tuesday (18/1/2022). ).
Guswanto said the results of the analysis of atmospheric dynamics showed an increase in Asian monsoon activity as seen from the strong westerly winds in southern Indonesia. Then there is a pattern of low pressure in the eastern Arafuru Sea so that it forms a pattern of meeting air masses and wind bends in the southern part of Indonesia.
“(This) intensifies the formation of rain clouds in the Greater Jakarta area, which is also supported by air lability on a local scale,” explained Guswanto.
“Based on these conditions, the BMKG predicts the potential for moderate-heavy rainfall that can be accompanied by lightning and strong winds,” he explained.
The following is the distribution of the area:
January 19, 2022: Thousand Islands, West Jakarta, South Jakarta, East Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, South Tangerang, and Bekasi.
January 20, 2022: Thousand Islands, Central Jakarta, West Jakarta, South Jakarta, East Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, South Tangerang, and Bekasi.
January 21, 2022: Thousand Islands and Bogor.
BMKG appealed to the public to remain alert to the potential for extreme weather in the next 3 days. This is because high rainfall can potentially cause hydrometeorological disasters in the form of floods, flash floods, landslides, strong winds, especially for people who live and live in areas prone to hydrometeorological disasters.
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