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Boats Sink and Streets Flood in San Pedro

In the island town of San Pedro, heavy rains inundated a number of streets in the subdivisions. The images from the island show that residents cannot exit their homes as [...]

Newly Constructed Caye Caulker Police Barracks Leaking!

And in Caye Caulker, the newly construction police barracks is compromised. When the rains came down, the roof began leaking. Videos show water pouring through the ceiling and atop the [...]

Flooding is Expected to Reach Belize City in a Few Days

As we head into the weekend we will tell about what to expect in weather conditions.  The National Hydrological Service has been monitoring the rise in water levels in the [...]

Flood Waters Continue to Rise; Spanish Lookout Cut Off from the Rest of the Country

Now a tropical depression, Eta is predicted to gain strength to become a tropical storm as it heads toward Cuba and Florida in the next few days.  It has left behind at [...]

Mopan River Rages Dangerously

There is water everywhere. The level of the Mopan River has also risen significantly; in fact, as much as eight feet above the normal level that villagers in San Jose [...]

NEMO Rescues 2 Men from Mopan River

Also in the west, NEMO rescued two men who were being swept away by the gushing waters of the Mopan River near San Jose Succotz.  It is known confirmed what [...]

Over 50 Persons in Shelters in the West

Tonight, there are about twelve families, or over fifty persons, in shelters at the Bishop Martin Primary School in San Ignacio and the school in Calla Creek in the west.  [...]

Incessant Rains Flood Parts of Belize City

Here in the city, the rains have been drenching the Old Capital for days.  Families in flood prone areas are feeling the brunt of the inclement weather as their homes [...]

Flood Water Expected to Move Down River to Belize River Valley Area

Central Regional Coordinator Al Westby told News Five that the Belize River Valley area is already on guard for what is to come in the next few days. The water [...]

CEMO Kicks in to Clean Drains in Case of Belize City Flooding

The City Emergency Management Organization, headed by Deputy Mayor Michael ‘Chips’ Noralez is undertaking preparatory works in the event that there is also significant flooding in Belize City.  In low-lying [...]

More Rains to Come Until Friday

The inclement weather we have been experiencing since Monday continues into Friday, as Hurricane Eta is expected to retreat into the Gulf of Honduras as it moves away from Belize.  [...]

Flooding Hits Cabbage Producers!

The Valley of Peace Farmers Association has been hard hit by flooding and this time, they say they don’t know how they will bounce back from the losses.  They are [...]

Hope Creek Village is on Flood Watch!

In the south, a village that is closely monitoring the rising water level is Hope Creek. The area is known to experience flooding with heavy rain fall and the river [...]

Dangriga Flooding Too!

There is also flooding further south in Dangriga. Many yards are inundated with water and some residents are appealing for help as they are unable to come out of their [...]

Coastal Road Completely Flooded

The Coastal Road is completely inundated with flood waters; an aerial view of the road shows that it has been overtaken by rising flood waters.  Works are being done on [...]

Healthy Living: Flood Water Safety

Hurricane Eta has weakened to a tropical depression. While Belize was spared the wrath of the hurricane-force winds, it did not spare us from the heavy rains it dumped across [...]

Intense Flooding in Western Belize

Eta is now downgraded to a tropical storm after making landfall in Nicaragua as a dangerous category four hurricane.  As it moves at seven miles per hour, it is producing [...]

Water Levels in Southern Belize Not at Flood Stage

In the south, some areas are reporting that the sea level is rising onto beaches and into their businesses and properties. News Five has received images from Placencia where there [...]

Ministry of Works Reports Flooding Across Road Network

Given the heavy and persistent rains and flooding in the western and southern parts of the country, the Ministry of Works has commenced an assessment of the road network. Chief [...]

Mile 38 Still Not Repaired

A specific area that the Ministry of Works is monitoring is mile thirty-eight on the George Price Highway.  High rushing waters caused the culvert to collapse near Saint Margaret’s Village [...]

Mile 1½ on George Price Highway Being Destroyed by Rain Waters

Closer to Belize City, near mile one and a half, the rains have caused waters to spill over the highway. The overflow is gutting two sections of the highway, making [...]

CitCo Clears Drains Along Mile 1½ George Price Highway

Meanwhile, the Belize City Council says that it is not sitting back while the situation gets worse. Councilor for Works Albert Vaughn recognizes that highways are the responsibility of the [...]

MOE Advises Teachers to Work from Home Inclement Weather!

The Ministry of Education is advising all teachers to remain at home for the rest of the week due to the inclement weather. Today, we spoke with Doctor Carol Babb, [...]

23 Persons Evacuated from Punta Negra Village as Hurricane Eta Makes Landfall in Nicaragua

Tonight, our neighbours in Nicaragua are taking a hit from the dangerous Hurricane Eta which has been pounding Puerto Cabezas. One fatality has been reported so far and hundreds of [...]

Flood Warning for Central and Southern Belize

A flood warning is in effect for rivers, streams, creeks and waterways in central and southern Belize. The National Hydrological Services has issued a flood report and forecast which indicates [...]