The National Hurricane Center in Miami, FL is advising that tropical Storm Harvey is located 16.3 North, 84.2 West or about 285 miles ESE of Belize City. Harvey is moving toward the west near 10 miles per hour.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 40 miles. Additional strengthening is forecasted before the center of Harvey reaches Belize.

Message: Tropical Storm Emily moved slowly through the Caribbean region during the period July 29 to August 4, 2011 bringing heavy rains to the Eastern Caribbean and also southern Haiti. Heavy rains caused flash floods and landslides, but overall, minimal damage and no deaths were reported.

The National Hurricane Center in Miami, FL is advising that a tropical wave accompanied by a well-defined low pressure system is located about 1150 miles East-South-east of the Lesser Antilles as of 2:00 p.m. July 29, 2011. This disturbance continues to show signs of organization and environmental conditions are favorable for development during the next few days as the system moves west-northwest at about 15 to 20 mph.

A total of sixty one (61) Amerindian communities in Central, South Central, North, Deep South and South Pakararaimas have been impacted by the floods in Region 9 Guyana. As of June 23, 2011, water continues to recede in all of the impacted areas, with the most significant decrease in Central Rupununi which includes Lethem and its immediate environs. Click here for further details.

CDEMA Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency. Resilience Way, Lower Estate, St. Michael Tel: (246) 434-4880, Fax: (246) 271-3660
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