National Hydrological Service Flood Forecast - June 3, 2020

River Conditions

REGION 7 - The Blue Creek Sub catchment of the RIO HONDO is flooded: flood levels have crest at 1.69 metres above the level historically recorded for Hurricane Mitch. The NEW RIVER at Caledonia continues to rise slowly and is now at bank full stage.

REGION 9 - On the MACAL RIVER, reservoir levels remain below the spillways at Chalk). Mollejon and Vaca facilities. At San Ignacio, levels remains below the low level bridge but is gradually rising. The MOPAN RIVER at Benque Viejo Town is above normal and steady. On the BELIZE RIVE, levels at Banana Bank continue to fall. The CROOKED TREE LAGOON is below the causeway and rising steadily. At Double Run, levels are steadily rising. On the HAULOVER CREEK near Chetumal Street Bridge and Burdon Canal levels are normal and steady.

REGION 11 - The SIBUN RIVER near Freetown Sibun is in flooded and continues to rise. Near Tiger Sandy Bay and Monkey Bay levels are above normal and receding. At Gracie Rock levels are above its banks and rising slowly Levels are steady on the SOUTHERN LAGOON near Gales Point Village. The SITTEE RIVER at Kendal Bridge is steady. The RIO GRANDE is normal steady. The MOHO RIVER at Jordan is above normal and falling.

REGION 13 - The TEMASH RIVER near Crique Sarco is above normal steady.

FLOOD FORECAST -24 HOURS

REGION 7 - The Rio Hondo is expected to continue to fall slowly at Blue Creek and will continue to rise downstream at San Roman. Santa Cruz and Douglas. The New River is expected to continue to increase slowly.

REGION 9 - The Mopan will remain at normal levels. The Macal will remain below the low level bridge and become steady. At Banana Bank levels will continue to fall. On Lower Belize River, lagoon levels will continue to rise at Crooked Tree. Double Run will approach bankfull stage.

Region 11 - Sibun River will continue to rise at Freetown Sibun becoming steady later today.

REGION 13 - Above Normal levels are expected.