Saharan Air Layer (SAL) Advisory

(Updated 9 am, 24 June, 2020) Dense dust concentrations has increased over the area with higher amounts expected later today and tomorrow before a temporary reduction is expected on Friday.

The SAL will continue to produce hazy and dusty conditions, decreased visibility and reduced air quaility over Belize through to next week.

Persons with respiratory or heart disease, elderly persons or children should take precaution, stay hydrated, wear protective gear and avoid outdoor activities as much as possible and seek advice from your health care provider to stay adequately protected from the dusty and dry conditions.

Satellite imagery showing current SAL concentrations (24 June, 2020, 6 a.m.)

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