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17 Nov 2015 description

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) hereby urges people in St. Paul’s Bank; Willows Bank; Double Head Cabbage; Bermudian Landing; Isabela Bank; Flowers Bank;
May Pen; Scotland half-moon; Burrell Boom; Lord’s Bank; Ladyville; Belama Phase 4, and Crooked Tree to maintain a state of heightened alert. People on the edge of the lagoon be informed that the water is rising. One family had to be relocated this evening. Take action and protect life and property. Tomorrow a BDF Boat with NEMO personnel will deploy to the area.

23 Oct 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Belize City has been the area most affected in the country as an area of low pressure passing over the region has been dumping large amounts of water in the area since Friday evening, October 16, 2015.

  • Flooding has placed the city at a standstill with emergency management organizations working on evacuating affected residents.

21 Oct 2015 description

Another area of low pressure near the coast of Belize has moved inland over the Yucatan Peninsula and weakened. Development of this system now appears unlikely. However, this system could produce locally heavy rains across portions of Belize, during the next few days.

RIVER CONDITIONS

  • Rio Hondo River is at flood stage and rising. 4 boats and a BDF truck is on standby to assist Douglas and San Antonio residents with evacuation and movement to and from town. Residents are advised to move voluntarily for those who can.

20 Oct 2015 description

A weak area of low pressure located in the Gulf of Honduras is producing showers and thunderstorm activity across portions of Belize. The disturbance is moving slowly westward to west-north westward across the southern Yucatan Peninsula and into the extreme south western Gulf of Mexico during the next few days. This system will likely produce heavy rainfall across portions of Belize, northern Guatemala, and the Yucatan Peninsula during the next few days.

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