Sunday, October 24, 2010

NEMO Public Advisory #8- Tropical Storm Richard

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NEMO Public Advisory #8- Tropical Storm Richard
By NEMO Information Unit
Oct 24, 2010, 03:18 pm

NEMO Public Advisory #8
Hurricane Richard

At 3:00 p.m. the center of the Hurricane Richard was located near Latitude 17.2 North, Longitude 88.0 West, located 25 miles East South East of Belize City. The Hurricane is moving towards the West North West at 13 miles per hour. Maximum sustained winds remain near 90 miles per hour with higher gusts. The Hurricane Warning and Phase III of the NEMO Hurricane Preparedness Plan is still in effect for Belize.

During a Hurricane

o Stay inside

o Stay away from flood areas

o Close all interior doors, secure and brace all external doors

o All vessels should remain in port.

o DO NOT LISTEN TO RUMORS! Stay tune to your radio and television for advisories from NEMO and the National Met Service. Listen to the official authorities of NEMO and the MET Service.

o Remain vigilant and be prepared for heavy winds and rains which can cause life threatening floods.

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