July 22, 2017

21 July Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Jul 21 Friday 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Avila   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami […]

First regional climate centre launched in Barbados

From Telesur The launch of the new center comes amid the need for Caribbean island nations to mitigate and respond to droughts spawned by global climate change. Barbados has launched the first Regional Climate Centre, RCC, in the Caribbean, according to the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, secretariat. The center is situated in the headquarters of the […]

Caribbean Coral Diaries: Agaricia humilis

By NICOLE HELGASON From Reef divers Agaricia humilis Agaricia corals are common throughout the Caribbean which forms leaf or plate like structures. This coral has small polyps which are most often retracted into the coral, and corallites and ridges run parallel to the edge of the colony. Agaricia humilis tends to break the rules and forms irregular ridges […]

The ESA’s hunt for gravitational waves is over, for now

By Mariella Moon From engadget On July 18th, 2017 at around 2PM Eastern time, Professor Stefano Vitalesent the LISA Pathfinder its final kill commands from the mission’s control center in Germany. The lead investigator’s instructions prompted the probe to reboot itself and run a corrupted version of its software. That ensures that the spacecraft will […]

Fires across Europe

Adriatic fires prompt evacuations in Montenegro and Croatia From BBC Montenegro has appealed for international help to fight forest fires as neighbouring Croatia battles to stop flames reaching its second city, Split. Fires have raged along the Adriatic coast for days, prompting dozens of tourists and residents to flee the Lustica peninsula in Montenegro. A […]

20 July Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Jul 20 Thursday 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Beven   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami […]

Farewell to Don; Watching for Hilary

By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Low-energy Tropical Storm Don collapsed near the Windward Islands on Tuesday after barely 24 hours as a weak tropical storm. The NOAA/NWS National Hurricane Center reclassified Don as an open wave at 11 pm EDT Tuesday after Air Force Hurricane Hunters were unable to find westerly winds at the […]

$340mn gold seam discovered on ‘sacred’ NZ mountain, activists form human chain to stop mining

From RT A newly-discovered seam of gold on New Zealand’s North Island has sparked a bitter stand-off between a mining company and environmental activists. Locals are concerned about the impact the mining will have on their “sacred” mountain. New Talisman Gold Mines announced that it had discovered the 8,500kg (18,739 lbs) seam at its Dubbo […]

19 July Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist. in Atlantic

Jul 19 Wednesday 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Wed Jul 19 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. An elongated low pressure area located about midway between the Cabo Verde Islands and the Lesser Antilles is producing a large area […]

A.M. BestTV: Caribbean insurance growth continues, but performance varies

July 17, 2017 03:25 PM Eastern Daylight Time OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In this A.M.BestTV episode, Meg Mulry, senior economist, economic & industry research, A.M. Best, reviews a recent Best’s Special Report based on a survey of Caribbean insurance regulators that shows four nations dominating results, which were helped by fewer catastrophes. Click on http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=caribbean717 to view […]