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MONITORING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN


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The National Meteorological Services of Belize and the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) hereby informs the general public that a broad area of low pressure is located over the northwester Caribbean Sea.  The area continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Any development of this system is expected to be slow to occur as it moves to the west-northwest near the Yucatan peninsula in a couple of days, and over the southern Gulf of Mexico by Friday.  * Formation chance through 48 hours…low…10 percent.

The area of low pressure, at this time, poses no threat to Belize.  The NEMO Emergency Hotline is 936.   NEMO’s Emergency Coordinators can be reached as follows, for:   

  • Corozal,  Mr. Ronnie Hernandez at 614 7140;  
  • Orange Walk, Mr. Aragon at 615 2264;  or Mr. Leiva at 661 9167  
  • Belize District, Mr. Alphius Gillett at 614 4735;    
  • San Pedro, Ms. Vanessa Parham at 614 5865;
  • Belize City, Mr. Al Westby at 614 8604 or  Mr. Pollard at 6143244; 
  • Belmopan,  Ms. Clare Moody at 614 5705;  or Mr. Eiley at 624 2365   
  • Cayo, Mr. Al Westby at 6148604 or Mr. Johnny Ramclam at 614 5891; 
  • Stann Creek (Coastal- Dangrigaincluding Mullins River to Independence), Mr. Kevin Flores at 604 3632
  • Stann Creek (Interior- Hummingbird and Southern highway communities), Mr. David Cruz at 614 8514; and 
    Toledo, Mr. Kenton Parham  at 614 2158 or Mr. Dennis Williams at 610 8199

Do not listen to rumours on social media or elsewhere.  All are encouraged to review their Hurricane emergency plan and to stay alert as NEMO continues to monitor the area of concern.

This is a message from the National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO.