Mexico, Honduras, Belize - Tropical Cyclone FRANKLIN (NOAA, GDACS) (ECHO Daily Flash of 7 August 2017)

  • A new Tropical Cyclone named FRANKLIN formed on the northwestern Caribbean Sea, east of Mexico and Belize coast on 6 August and started moving west-northwest towards the Honduras coast.
  • Over the next 24 hours, heavy rain (up to 300 mm) is forecast across the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico and Belize. These rains could produce life-threatening flash floods.