TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) has been predicted that heavy rain will likely to fall in some regions across Indonesia on February 22 to 24, 2020.
"Forecast for today and tomorrow is heavy and intense rain," Head of the Center of Public Meteorology of BMKG, A Fachri Rajab, told Antara on Sunday.
Heavy rainfall category has precipitation rate of 50 to 100 mm as observed for one day, while intense rainfall category is about 100 to 150 mm per day.
Indonesia is currently still experiencing the peak of rainy season, hence locals are encouraged to monitor the information of weather forecast from the official source, BMKG, as well as the early warning announced through its official website.
Some regions, as mentioned by BMKG, of Bangka Belitung Islands, Central Java, Central Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, Southeast Sulawesi and Maluku are potential to have heavy rainfall today, Sunday, Feb. 23.
It is predicted to continue through a day after on Monday, Feb. 24 over the same areas and Lampung.
While regions predicted to have heavy rainfall along with intense wind and thunderstorms on Sunday, Feb. 23 including West Sumatra, Bengkulu, Jambi, South Sumatra, West Java, Jakarta and surrounding cities, Yogyakarta, East Java, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara, West Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, Gorontalo and Papua.
Most of the areas are predicted to have similar weather condition on Monday, Feb. 24.