Posted: Tuesday, June 9, 2020. 9:42 am CST.
By BBN Staff: Floodwaters are still an issue in some parts of the country, according to the latest flood update from the National Hydrological Service of Belize.
The report says that the Blue Creek sub-catchment of the Rio Hondo remains above the historically recorded Hurricane Mitch Level, and receding slowly; while levels at Santa Cruz, San Antonio, San Roman, and Douglas continue to rise. The New River at Caledonia continues to rise steadily.
In the west, levels at the Macal River reservoir remain below the spillways at Chalillo, Mollejon, and Vaca facilities. Levels in San Ignacio are below the low-level bridge. The Mopan River at Benque Viejo Town is normal and steady, while on the Belize River, levels at Banana Bank and Double Run are normal and steady. The Crooked Tree Lagoon is below the causeway and rising slowly.
The Sibun River near Freetown Sibun is above normal and steady. Levels are normal and steady on the Southern Lagoon near Gales Point Village.
The Sittee River at Kendal Bridge is normal and steady. The Rio Grande at Big Falls and San Pedro Columbia is normal and steady. The Moho River at Jordan is normal and steady.
The Temash River near Crique Sarco is normal and steady.
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