NEMO ADVISORY No. 5

The National Emergency Management Organization hereby informs the general public on the following situation across the Country:

In the Cayo District:

  • Macal River is 24 inches above normal and rising.
  • Mopan River is 12 inches above normal and rising.

    The Belize River is 6ft above normal and rising throughout the Belize District.

  • In Lemonal by the Governor Creek culvert there is 6 inches of water across the road.
  • In Crooked Tree the lagoon is rising and is running off into Black Creek, Spanish Creek, Black Burn, Mexico Creek and Muscle Creek into the Belize River causing the Belize River to raise.

    In the Stann Creek District: Assessment and Health Teams are presently in the affected Communities of Sarawee, Mullins River, Gales Point and Dangriga Town.

  • All Shelters are closed.
  • The Coastal Road remains closed.
  • The temporary crossing at Mullins River is closed to vehicular traffic and is currently being repaired by The Ministry of Works.

    In the Toledo District there is no reports of flooding. The water on the Boom Creek road has receded. The road is open to vehicular traffic. Secondary roads in the rural areas are not in the best conditions due to the rains.

    Motorists are advised to continue exercise extreme caution when driving on the highways and secondary roads.