Posted: Thursday, June 4, 2020. 3:07 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Today, the National Hydrological Service issued a flood alert.
Citizens are being advised to avoid flooded rivers and motorists should avoid crossing flooded bridges, road and highways.
The National Hydrological Service informs 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.
At the Macal River, reservoir levels remain below the spillways at Chalillo, Mollejon and Vaca facilities.
At San Ignacio, levels remain below the low-level bridge but is gradually rising.
The Mopan River in 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. At Double Run, levels are above normal and rising.
The Sibun River near Freetown Sibun is flooded and continues to rise. Levels are steady on the Southern Lagoon near Gales Point Village.
The Rio Grande is normally steady. The Moho River at Jordan is above normal and falling.
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