One man has died trying to come to the aid of a mother and her children.
Officials say floodwaters also have swept away a home in southern
Another man is searching for his infant son. The child was pulled from his arms by floodwaters as the two sought refuge in a mango tree.
Dozens have been stranded on the roofs of their homes.
The southernmost section of the country is reachable only by sea or air after a bridge was washed away. Officials are working to repair damaged highways.
Tropical Storm Arthur kicked up surf when it made landfall Saturday at the Belize-Mexico border.
The storm formed a day before the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season June 1, hitting land near the Mexican port city of
Current storm status: http://www.gdacs.org/reports.asp?eventType=TC&ID=ARTHUR-08&system=asgard&alertlevel=Green&glide_no=TC-2008-000078-BLZ&location=&country=&new=true
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(1) Video Footage of
(2) Meteorological Update On Flooding - 4PM