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Flooding Intensifies the Most Miserable and Humiliating Circumstances

Tonight we head to the south side of Belize City where far too many families have been living in abject poverty. The COVID pandemic has worsened their lives and now [...]

Over 150 Families Affected by Flooding in Corozal District

The waters are beginning to recede up north, but residents are bracing for another round of flooding later this week.  Today, across the district, assessments are taking place of the [...]

Cabinet to Decide on Food Assistance for Flood Victims!

For the past couple weeks we have been reporting on the flooding across the country. As we’ve shown you, thousands have been affected.  They have suffered losses in personal property, [...]

What’s Happening Near Boom Road?

An unusual operation is taking place along the Burrell Boom Road where a massive amount of floodwater is being pumped from one property and funneled through a nearby culvert which [...]

In Belize Rural: Livestock Extraction Underway in Maypen

The incessant rains from Hurricane Iota continue to drench from northern to western Belize.  It has caused flooding in many parts affecting many industries, from livestock to vegetables. Many highways [...]

Flooding in Lord’s Bank Village; 50 Families Affected

Some fifty families in the village of Lord’s Bank off the Philip Goldson Highway have been affected by flooding. Since last week, the water level began rising in the village [...]

Access Roads and Bridges Impassable in Several Areas

There are several access roads and bridges that are impassable tonight as flood waters continue to flow down towards the sea. A NEMO Advisory states that in the Corozal District, [...]

Belama under Water, Apollo Street is Now Apollo River

Here in the City, the picture is much the same, there is water everywhere in most parts of low-lying areas in Belama phases three to five.  Some residents have left [...]

Iguana Creek Bridge Remains under Water

In the West, the Iguana Creek Bridge remains underwater. The Belize River is slowly receding since the second flood but the bridge remains impassable for vehicles. The bridge links communities [...]

Approximately 288 Persons in Shelters Countrywide

There are a total of two hundred and eighty-eight persons in fourteen shelters in three districts. Fifty-seven people are in two shelters in Orange Walk and about forty-two in Belize [...]

Dr. Kenrick Leslie to be Honored in a Virtual Farewell Ceremony

Back in January of this year, we reported on the retirement of Doctor Kenrick Leslie from the Caribbean Community Climate Change Center.  Doctor Leslie has been serving as the executive [...]

The Cost of Climate Change in Belize!

Doctor Young also spoke about the impact of climate change on the region, zoning in on Belize.  He says the annual cost of climate change related events such as droughts [...]

Is the Arundo Donax the Answer to Renewable and Efficient Energy in Belize?

During his interview with the media today, Executive Director, Doctor Colin Young of the CARICOM Climate Change Center also shared that the center has a number of adaptation and mitigation [...]

Flooding in Orange Walk; Family of Seven Seeks Shelter

Torrential rains over the last few days have water levels along rivers, streams and ponds way above normal and floodwaters are gushing into yards and in some cases, seeping into [...]

PM Briceño and Minister Mai Visit Flooded Areas in Rural Belize

On Garifuna Settlement Day, Prime Minister John Briceño and Agriculture Minister, Jose Mai visited Maypen Village in the Belize District; this is one of the many villages in the Belize [...]

Fuel Tanker Overturns on Hummingbird Highway

There is an advisory from the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing.  A fuel tanker has overturned at mile thirty-four on the Hummingbird Highway and motorists are advised to be [...]

It’s Going to be a Rainy Weekend!

It’s going to be a wet weekend – that’s the news coming out of the national met service.  The forecast is for a weekend with mostly rain and some thunderstorms. [...]

Jose Mendez’s Body Retrieved from Water Two Days after Canoe Capsized

The body of Jose Mendez was retrieved today, two days after his canoe capsized in Franks Eddy Village.  Police say that Mendez, his son and a friend were transporting some [...]

Central and Southern Belize Brace for Flooding!

The National Emergency Management Organization is advising the public to be on the lookout for the possibility of flooding in some areas in the country.  While the remnants of Hurricane [...]

Northern Belize Could Experience Rising Waters!

Principal Hydrologist Tennielle Hendy says that they have received reports that water is already high in some areas. For now, the Iguana Creek Bridge in Spanish Lookout is closed – [...]

Will Monkey River Flood?

And on the topic of rising waters – residents in the community of Monkey River are reporting that they are experiencing an elevation in the water levels. Today, we asked [...]

A 24-hour Weather Forecast from the MET Service!

And to find out more about the overall weather conditions, we got an update from Chief Meteorological Officer Ronald Gordon. He says that while the system associated with Hurricane Iota [...]

Portions of Boom Flooded Out

Nine families in Burrell Boom are flooded out as a portion of the main road in the village is submerged. Shelters in the Belize River Valley area remain open, as [...]

Floodwaters Continue to Inundate Crooked Tree Village

Tonight, there is water everywhere in rural Belize District and the Crooked Tree causeway is impassable.  Residents leave or enter the village with the assistance of the Belize Coast Guard [...]

Flooding in Burrell Boom; Several Families Evacuated, Shelter Opened

The situation is also dire in Burrell Boom where a number of homes along the Belize River Valley area remain under water. As was expected, water levels have been rising [...]