March 22, 2019

22 Mar Weather in Cayman

22 Mar Fri 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS An increase in cloudiness and showers are expected over the sister Islands tonight and across Grand Cayman tomorrow as a stationary front currently east of Cayman Brac retrogresses across the Cayman area tonight. Radar images show isolated showers over the Cayman area moving towards the south. Humidity: […]

World Meteorological Organization retires names Florence, Michael

By Irene Sands From WFTV 9 ABC MIAMI – The World Meteorological Organization retired two names from the 2018 hurricane season, Florence and Michael. Major Hurricane FlorenceAt the end of August, a tropical wave exiting Africa was labeled as a potential tropical storm, prompting warnings for the Cape Verde islands. It would eventually become Florence and wreak havoc in […]

Cyclone Idai: ‘15,000 people still need to be rescued’

From BBC Some 15,000 people still need to be rescued from the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, Mozambique officials say. The cyclone victims there are stranded by catastrophic flooding and are clinging to roofs or stuck in trees, charities say. In the port city of Beira, aid workers say there are only two to three […]

Puzzles for w/e 22-24 Mar Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

TODAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #5 YESTERDAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE # 4 SOLUTION

Wildflowers & butterflies

Super Bloom Brings Brilliant Display of Wildflowers and Butterflies to California By Judy M From Care2 Thanks to tremendous rains in recent months, there’s a super bloom in California, bringing with it the arrival of swarms of butterflies known as painted ladies. They’re amazing! “Super bloom” isn’t actually a scientific term, but it’s used to indicate an explosion […]

The surprising recycling mistake you’re probably making

By Jordyn Carmier From Care2 Who else has been proudly removing the cap from plastic bottles before tossing then into the recycling bin? After all, caps and bottles are generally made of different types of plastic. Making sure that they are not stuck together is helpful, isn’t it? It used to be. In the past, recycling […]

This zebra trick might be better than bug spray

By Jordyn Carnier From Care2 Ever wonder why zebras have stripes? It’s an age-old question, and we may finally have the answer… and it’s fascinating! According to recent research, it doesn’t seem like zebras evolved their stripes for camouflage or fashion. Their primary function may be for pest control. Pest control? Yep, those stripes have a natural protective […]

20 Mar Weather in Cayman

20 Mar Wed 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light and variable winds and slight seas will continue across the Cayman area today associated with a weak pressure gradient across the Northwest Caribbean. A cold front currently northwest of the Cayman Islands is expected to linger over the next day or so leading to an increase […]

RCIPS & Cayman Islands DOE host Turtle Friendly Lighting Seminar

From RCIPS Monday 18 March, the RCIPS and Department of Environment partnered to host a seminar on Turtle-Friendly Lighting for business owners and property managers in the Seven Mile Beach area. Turtle-friendly lighting refers to lighting on beachfront properties that is set up in such a way as to not confuse turtles during nesting season, […]

Cayman Islands Orchid Show set to shine

The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park and the Cayman Islands Orchid Society is inviting the public to the annual Orchid Show and fundraising plant sale set for Saturday and Sunday, April 6th and 7th from 9:00am to 4:30pm at the Botanic Park on Frank Sound Road, North Side. “Over the years, funds raised from the […]