May 28, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Hurricane Lisa Makes Landfall in Belize in Central America

MEXICO CITY—Hurricane Lisa made landfall Wednesday near Belize City in the Central American nation of Belize, and moved inland.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Lisa had maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph) at landfall. By late Wednesday the storm’s center was about 20 miles (30 kilometers) west of Belize City and moving west at 12 mph (19 kph).
Belize’s National Emergency Management Organization said the storm came ashore between the beach town of Dangriga and Belize City.
“Everyone at home or in shelters need to remain in place until the State of Emergency has been lifted,” the national emergency management organization said in a statement. “We have not been able to send teams to do damage assessments or record any hazardous areas. Please remain where you are, and please have patience.”…
Source: The Epoch Times