The Brunei Darussalam Meteorological Department has denied reports of a tornado affecting areas near Berakas that was circulated on social media regarding yesterday.
Members of the public are reminded to not disseminate any unverified weather information through social media media applications that might cause panic, the department said in a statement.
The department added that it will continue to monitor the weather closely and will issue appropriate advisory or warnings when necessary.
For the latest weather update, the public can contact the Duty Meteorological Forecaster at the Forecast Office, Weather Services Division, Brunei International Airport through Weather Line 114 or 2345567, or visit the department's website at www.met.gov.bn. - Abdul Aziz Ismail
The Brunei Times