NEMO Public Advisory # 6 TROPICAL STORM ERNESTO

 

NEMO Public Advisory # 6 TROPICAL STORM ERNESTO
TIME: 6:00 P.M.
LOCATION: 16.5N 82.1W and EAST SOUTH EAST of BELIZE 415 MILES
TROPICAL FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARDS UP TO 125 MILES FROM THE CENTER
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 65 MPH

PRESENT MOVEMENT: West North West at 12 MPH
Hurricane Warning Red II is still in effect for the entire Coast of Belize. Tropical Storm Ernesto has the potential to further strengthen to a Hurricane later tonight. Ernesto is expected to produce accumulation of 4-6 inches.
NEMO will be opening shelters for those who are evacuating and seeking safety at 2:00 p.m. tomorrow afternoon.
o Public Officers must be ready to report to their respective shelters.
o Small Craft should seek safe harbour at the end of today or tomorrow morning at the latest. The Coast Guard has been warning and encouraging people to move inland from the Cayes.
o Those persons who are capable of leaving the Cayes on their own are advised to voluntarily evacuate! If you are going to Shelters take along food and water. Areas of concern are: Gales Point and Mullins River, Belize City, Hattieville, Western Paradise, Lord’s Bank, Ladyville northwards to Sand Hill and Maskal. Rural areas in Orange Walk and Corozal Districts including: Bomba, Progresso, Copper Bank, Chunox up to Sarteneja.
o Your emergency / Hurricane Plan must be placed into action
o If you live in an area subjected to flood, NEMO and the Met Office advises you to be prepared to quickly move your family and belongings to safety.
o Persons living in Coastal areas in particular are encouraged to put up shutters.
Tomorrow additional public transportation will be made available by the bus operators to assist the public moving inland. NEMO remains on full alert as it continues to monitor Tropical Storm Ernesto.
Stay Tuned for further advisories from NEMO and the National Meteorological Service.

Top Places to Stay in Belize






Belize Tour Companies and Travel Agents

Belize Real Estate Opportunities






June 29, 2018

How the Belize Barrier Reef Beat the Endangered List

An oil drilling moratorium, development restrictions and fishing reform has helped the 200-mile-reef come off Unesco’s endangered world heritage sites...
Read More
June 26, 2018

What the New Alaia Belize Will Look Like

The newest addition to Belize’s fast-growing hotel pipeline is on track for 2020, and now we’ve gotten the exclusive first...
Read More
June 26, 2018

Saving the underwater wonder world of Belize’s reef

Just a stone’s throw off the coast of Belize, brightly colored tropical fish mingle with sharks, manta rays and sea...
Read More
June 26, 2018

RCL Exclusive Your Off-the-Grid Guide to Belize

Belize is the tropical vacation version of a perfect meal. Light appetizer, indulgent main course, decadent dessert and booze …...
Read More
June 17, 2018

Latham: Hard work must be the national symbol of Belize

BELIZE CITY, Belize — Belize is tiny for a country — about the land size of Maryland — but it...
Read More
June 17, 2018

7 Ambergris Caye Restaurants Secret Special Request Options

Once you have lived on Ambergris Caye awhile, you get to know which restaurants have off-menu special request options. Read...
Read More
June 12, 2018

Please Belize Me: Ten Reasons to Put Ambergris Caye on Travel List

After a year of procrastination and poor planning, Belize finally made it on my to do list in 2018. Read...
Read More
June 12, 2018

Autograph Collection Hotels Set to Debut in Belize with the Opening of Alaia

Autograph Collection Hotels, in partnership with owner and developer Andrew Ashcroft, today announced the brand will debut in Belize with the...
Read More
June 12, 2018

5 Reasons to Vacation in Belize this Summer

Summer is the busiest season for travel to Europe. That’s where most vacationers are headed during the months of June,...
Read More
1 2 3 19

Comments

comments

0 Comments

Leave a Comment

Login

Welcome! Login in to your account

Remember me Lost your password?

Don't have account. Register

Lost Password

Register

Close
Please support the site
By clicking any of these buttons you help our site to get better
Banner-1