Saturday, May 25, 2024


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.

CEO Caucus Prepares for 2021 Hurricane Season

June 1 signals the start of the Atlantic hurricane season. To this end, Ambassador Stuart Leslie, Cabinet Secretary, led a briefing and planning session with the caucus of the chief executive officers to prepare for the 2021 hurricane season.

2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season is almost here

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is just days away, and according to predictions, it will be another above-normal season. The season officially runs from June 1 through November, and forecasters estimate the number of named storms will range between 13 and 20, of which three to 10 could become hurricanes and even major weather cyclones ranging from category 3 to 5 storms.

Missing at sea, man safely rescued on Ambergris Caye

Rescue teams were quick to locate the missing man after he went paddleboarding in northern Ambergris Caye.

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.

Caye Caulker fire leaves one dead and several families homeless on Independence Day

A fire on Caye Caulker in the early morning of Independence Day has left one dead and as many as 16 people homeless.

NEMO’S 2019 Hurricane season precautionary notice

The Office of National Emergency Management takes this opportunity to urge the public, government line ministries, NEMO national and district emergency committees, its partners and the private sector to continue fine tune your preparations for natural hazards.

Meetings on Mesoamerica Network for Integral Risk Management

Meetings are being held this week in Belmopan to assess the progress made in fully incorporating Belize into the Mesoamerica Network for Integral Risk Management (RMGIR).