Flood waters continue to recede

Families living in flood prone areas of the country are finally seeing a rays of hope as the skies begin to clear following incessant rains over the weekend which flooded several communities. Our camera crew vlcsnap-2015-11-18-11h06m08s211travelled down south yesterday to take some footage of the devastation that was experienced over the weekend in those areas. Fortunately for all, the waters are vlcsnap-2015-11-18-11h05m56s394starting to recede. According to NEMO advisory number 11, as the water recedes, communities along the Mopan and Macal River especially in the District of Cayo should take action to save life and property. The following communities, according to NEMO, should take note of the possible flooding. They are: St. Paul’s Bank; Willows Bank; Double Head Cabbage; Bermudian Landing; Isabela Bank; Flowers Bank; May Pen; Scotland half-moon; Burrell Boom; Lord’s Bank; and Ladyville. Also of concern according to NEMO are Bomba, Maskal, St. Anns; Santana; Lucky Strike; Rockstone Pond and Boston. Farmers with livestock are also being advised to take action before it’s too late. The Willows Bank livestock facility is available for use. The Ministry of Human Development continues to assist people along the old Northern Highway and the coast guard remains on standby in case of emergencies.

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