Photo. Image from windy.com showing the seasonal west winds hitting us now.
Bali international airport Ngurah Rai is running smoothly despite heavy rains in the south Bali region since Tuesday (19/12), and continuing all this morning in most parts.
“Despite the heavy rain, visibility was still good 1000-1500 meters,” said Head of Public Relations at Ngurah Rai, Arie Ahsanurrohim, this morning.
According to Ari, the visibility is still suitable for takeoff and landings.
While the minimum visibility for the flight, he said was under 800 meters.
Airport officials and other relevant authorities are still coordinating with the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) to update weather information relevant to all flights.
Denpasar BMKG has issued a warning for Thursday (21/12) to be aware of sometimes heavy rain accompanied by lightning, thunder and strong winds.
The wind direction will be from the west-southwest at speeds of 8-38 km per hour.
BMKG expects moderate to heavy rain to continue which can be accompanied by strong winds in areas of south Bali
Rain is widespread in the Ungasan, Nusa Dua, Kuta, North Kuta, Denpasar, Tabanan, Kerambitan, Kediri, Pekutatan, Selemadeg, Mengwi, Sukawati, (basically all over south Bali) and is expected to last until this afternoon.