Sunday, May 19, 2024
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National Hurricane Center

2023 Hurricane Season officially starts; area of low pressure identified

The 2023 Hurricane Season for the Atlantic Basin (North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico) officially started on Thursday, June 1st, and will run through November 30th. The National Hurricane Center is already monitoring a low-pressure disturbance over the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. The weather disturbance poses no significant threat, as the system will encounter unfavorable conditions for further development by this weekend.

Tropical Wave causing inclement weather over the country

The sunny weather changed on Wednesday, August 17th, due to a tropical wave moving over the northwestern Caribbean Sea. The National Hurricane Center notes that the tropical wave is over Honduras and will move through Central America in the coming days. The weather system is expected to then emerge on the Mexican Campeche Bay, where an area of low pressure could form by this Friday.

Rain forecast for the weekend as weather disturbance approaches Belize

Heavy rainfall is expected this weekend starting late on Thursday, June 16th, as a weather system located near the northeastern border of Nicaragua and Honduras will be making its way over the Belizean territory.

2022 Hurricane Season officially starts; weather disturbances are being monitored

The 2022 Hurricane Season for the Atlantic Basin (North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico) officially started on Wednesday, June 1st, and will run through November 30th. The season has begun with the National Hurricane Center (NHC) monitoring two areas for potential tropical cyclone development.

San Pedro Town Council to enforce the removal excess signage from public areas

San Pedro Town Council saw the need for the regulation as these signs can be dangerous in the case of a natural disaster like a hurricane. The Mayor stated that not only can they be hazardous, but the saturation of advertisement posters can make an area look unattractive. Nuñez reminded the public that such practice is allowed on private property and not in public places.

A Broad Area of Low Pressure Located Over the Southwestern Caribbean Sea

The National Meteorological Services of Belize and the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) hereby advises the general public that a broad area of low pressure located over the south-western Caribbean Sea continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms. This system is forecast to move west-north-westward toward Central America, and some development is possible if the low remains over water when it is near the coasts of Honduras, Guatemala, and Belize. Regardless of development, this system could bring heavy rains to portions of Central America during the next few days.

NEMO Still Monitoring Potential For Development Of A Low Pressure Area Near to Belize (AS AT 8:00 A.M )

The National Meteorological Services of Belize and the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) hereby advises the general public that a broad area of low pressure is expected to form over the western Caribbean Sea during the weekend. This system is forecast to move westward toward Central America early next week, and some development is possible if the low remains over water while moving near the coasts of Honduras, Guatemala, and Belize.

Monitoring the Possibility for Development of a Tropical System Close to Belize

The National Meteorological Services of Belize and the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) are in discussion regarding ongoing computer models which are predicting that a tropical system could develop within our region, close to Belize somewhere near to Honduras/Nicaragua by the weekend or very early next week. The models will be better able to predict the possibility for the development of a tropical system and a projected path between today and the upcoming days.