Posted: Thursday, September 3, 2020. 5:15 am CST.
By BBN Staff: At 1 a.m. this morning, Hurricane Nana made landfall on the coast of Belize with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour.
Nana has weakened to a tropical storm however it continues to drop heavy rain in Belize.
According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), heavy rainfall with isolated maximum amounts as high as 8 to 12 inches could result in flash flooding in Belize, Guatemala and portions of southeastern Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula.
The NCH notes that tropical storm conditions will continue within the warning areas in Belize, Mexico and Guatemala and the Bay Islands of Honduras this morning. In addition, storm surge along the Belize coast will subside this morning as Nana moves further inland.
Hurricane #Nana made landfall around 1 AM CDT on the coast of Belize between Dangriga and Placencia with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h). A station on Carrie Bow Cay reported a wind speed of 61 mph (98 km/h) as Nana's center passed just to the south. pic.twitter.com/pidhudCtaK
— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 3, 2020
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