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Fire & Rescue (2021): Exercise caution during uncertain weather

Statistics from the Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) show that 102 emergency calls were made from January 1 to 19 this year, pertaining to uprooted trees (64), landslides (27) and excess water (11).

Seventy-three of the calls were made in the Brunei-Muara District, 18 in the Tutong District, nine in the Belait District and two in the Temburong District.

Brunei Darussalam is experiencing the Northeast monsoon, where the weather is unpredictable with bouts of heavy rain and thunderstorms.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin


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