January 24, 2018

This unbelievable image of Jupiter’s cloud belts makes me want to move there

By Chris Mills From BGR Jupiter is, scientifically speaking, not great for humans. The gravitational pull is about 2.4 times that of Earth, and its atmosphere is mostly hydrogen and helium. Even within our own Solar System, there are much better candidates for sustaining life, even including some of Jupiter’s own moons. But from space, […]

23 Jan Weather In Cayman

   23 Jan Tue 2018 Weather In Cayman Synopsis   Light to moderate east to northeast winds and slight to moderate seas are expected across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours due to a slack pressure gradient across the Northwest Caribbean. Radar images show scattered showers between Grand Cayman and Little Cayman these […]

US: UPDATE: Tsunami warnings canceled after magnitude-7.9 earthquake off Alaska I Tsunami warning in effect after magnitude-7.9 earthquake off Alaska

UPDATE: (CNN)Forecasters canceled tsunami warnings for Alaska and the US and Canadian west coasts Tuesday after an earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska stoked fears of damaging waves. The tsunami alerts were canceled “because additional information and analysis have better defined the threat,” said the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska. Small tsunami waves […]

Final group of Cayman Islands’ officers returns from BVI as the RCIPS ends its deployments to the sister territory

From RCIPS The latest deployment of RCIPS officers to the British Virgin Islands returned to Cayman yesterday, 18 January. The return of this group of seven officers, who remained in BVI over the holiday period, marks the end of the RCIPS’ deployments to the sister territory in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria last […]

Oxitec hopeful for GM mosquito release this year

BY KATIE ATKINS From FLKEYSNEWS There hasn’t been much talk of releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys for a while, but a trial could happen in the coming months. British biotech company Oxitec wants to release its genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys this year, calling them “Oxitec Friendly mosquitoes,” the offspring […]

22 Jan Weather In Cayman

22 Jan Mon 2018 Weather In Cayman Synopsis   Light to moderate northeasterly winds and slight to moderate seas are expected across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as a high pressure system over the western Atlantic Ocean weakens. Radar images show scattered showers in the Cayman area moving towards the west. Sunshine […]

21 Jan Weather In Cayman

21 Jan Sun 2018 Weather In Cayman Synopsis   Moderate northeasterly winds and rough to moderate seas are expected across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as a high pressure system moves over the western Atlantic Ocean and weakens. Radar images show isolated shower activity over the Cayman area moving towards the west. […]

20 Jan Weather In Cayman

20 Jan Sat 2018 Weather In Cayman Synopsis   Fresh northeasterly winds and rough seas are will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as a high pressure system moves over the western Atlantic Ocean. Remnants of an old frontal boundary just west of Jamaica will drift across the Cayman area during […]

Deadly storm Friederike causes Dutch and German transport chaos

From BBC World Eight people including two firefighters have been killed in storm-related accidents as hurricane-strength winds tear across northern Europe. Both firefighters were helping with clean-up efforts in Germany when they died. Many of those killed, in the Netherlands and in Germany, were hit by falling trees and debris. One died in a collision […]

19 Jan Weather In Cayman

19 Jan Fri 2018 Weather In Cayman Synopsis     Not available. See Weather Forecast Top Right of Website. Sunshine just makes the day a little better, but it can also cause sunburns. Check the UV Report below to be prepared Humidity: 73%  (DOWN from yesterday) UV: 7.1   HIGH  (UP from yesterday) Temperature: Today’s […]