Weather

Analyzing 60 years of Belize hurricane history

Analyzing 60 years of Belize hurricane history

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 14, 2015–Weather forecaster Frank Tench today presented nearly 60 years of historical data on cyclone activity in Belize, revealing all the tropical storms, hurricanes and intense hurricanes which have crossed the country [...]

2014 was one of Belize’s hottest years on record

2014 was one of Belize’s hottest years on record

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 21, 2015–The year 2014 was globally the hottest year on record for the past 135 years, with December being the warmest on record, according to data recently published by the National Oceanic [...]

Double whammy: Drought parches Belize amid hotter than normal August

Double whammy: Drought parches Belize amid hotter than normal August

BELIZE CITY–The first three months of the rainy season have produced very little rains, and the National Meteorological Service confirmed today that almost all of Belize has been experiencing a drought, with extreme drought conditions occurring [...]

CEMO focuses on climate change in annual symposium

CEMO focuses on climate change in annual symposium

The 2014 hurricane season is presently upon us, and this week, the City Emergency Management Organization (CEMO) is holding its annual symposium on disaster preparedness under the theme “Building Climate Resilient Municipalities.” The main focus of [...]

Thunderclaps herald 2014 Hurricane Season

Thunderclaps herald 2014 Hurricane Season

A wide area of disturbed weather spanning from the Pacific waters south of Mexico, to the Gulf of Mexico, which local forecasters say should continue to pour rain over Belize until Thursday, spawned thunderstorms early Sunday [...]