Posted: Thursday, June 4, 2020. 4:26 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: The latest flood update from the National Hydrological Service of Belize’s latest flood update says that floodwaters are receding in some areas but still remain a problem in others.
The report says that the Rio Bravo and Blue Creek sub-catchment of the Rio Hondo remains well above flood stage; levels at San Antonio, San Roman, and Santa Cruz and Douglas are rising steadily. The New River at Caledonia has exceeded its banks and continues to rise.
Out west, the Macal River, reservoir levels remain below the spillways at Chalillo, Mollejon, and Vaca facilities. Levels in San Ignacio remain below the low-level bridge but is gradually rising. The Mopan River at Benque Viejo Town is above normal and declining.
On the Belize River, levels at Banana Bank continue to fall. The Crooked Tree Lagoon is below the causeway and rising steadily, while levels at Double Run are above normal and rising.
The Sibun River near Freetown Sibun is still flooded and continues to rise. Levels are steady on the southern lagoon near Gales Point Village. The Rio Grande is normal and holding steady. The Moho River at Jordan is above normal and falling.
The National Hydrological Service of Belize will be issuing another update tomorrow.
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