COPECO Warns of Heat Wave

Authorities of the Permanent Commission of Contingencies, COPECO, have alerted the population to take precautions against a heat wave affecting the country. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) forecast, high temperatures will continue across the country, mainly in the southern and northern areas, varying between 38, 39 and 40 degrees Celsius. Experts warn that […]

Honduras to Receive Disaster Relief

COPECO announced yesterday that the European Union (EU) will provide Honduras 2.5 million U.S. dollars for disaster prevention and relief. The EU, together with the commission, will help build disaster prevention and relief capacities in nine vulnerable communities in Honduras. Projects aimed at developing and implementing emergency plans and mitigation works, flood risk maps, early […]

Vida – Victoria Soccer Game Canceled

La Ceiba – The National Football League canceled the Saturday match between the official Victoria and Vida teams, due to the red alert decreed in the Atlantic port of La Ceiba from the threat of Tropical Storm Richard. Permanent Contingency Commission, COPECO, declared a red alert in the departments of the Bay Islands, Colón, Atlántida […]

Advisory for Tropical Storm Richard

Advisory for Tropical Storm Richard

THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER IS ISSUING ADVISORIES ON RECENTLY UPGRADED TROPICAL STORM RICHARD LOCATED ABOUT 200 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF GRAND CAYMAN AND ABOUT 205 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE HONDURAS/NICARAGUA BORDER. In Honduras, six departments are on green alert for the arrival of tropical storm “Richard”, according to authorities of the Permanent Contingency Commission (COPECO). The […]

Green Alert for 48 Hours More

The Permanent Contingency Commission (COPECO) declared a green alert for the next 48 hours for the departments of Gracias a Dios, Colón, Olancho, El Paraíso, Valle, Choluteca, Comayagua and Francisco Morazán, due to the passage of tropical wave number 14 through Honduras, and the early formation of a low pressure system. “The green warning statement […]