November 14, 2018

14 Nov Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist

  14 Nov Wed 2018 Tropical Report     Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM EST Wed Nov 14 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. A tropical wave interacting with an upper-level low is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms over portions of the Leeward […]

Earthquake rattles several Caribbean islands

From News 748 CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 rattled several islands in the Caribbean on Saturday, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The SRC said that the […]

13 Nov Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist.

  13 Nov Tue 2018 Tropical Report     Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM EST Tue Nov 13 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. Disorganized showers and a few thunderstorms moving through the Leeward Islands are associated with a tropical wave interacting with […]

Fuselage section of Ariane 5 launch vehicle found on Grand Cayman during beach clean-up

During the Dart Green Team beach cleanup last Saturday (10), member Dominic Ross discovered part of what he thought was an aircraft fuselage that had been washed up onto the sand at Barkers. West Bay. Upon further investigation from the markings it turned ot that the pieces of fuselage were in fact from the European […]

Mystery corals of the Caribbean: Porites

By NICOLE HELGASON From Reef Divers.io Now, this is a question I must ask my most serious coral loving colleagues. How to tell the difference between all these Porites corals? *Looking to solve the mystery scroll to the bottom for Mystery corals, first is a description of four Porites species. The finger coral is a […]

Caribbean Business Survey: Top 200 locally owned companies in Puerto Rico

By José Alvarado Vega From Caribbean Business Editor’s note: The following originally appeared in the Nov. 8-14, 2018, issue of Caribbean Business. The latest Caribbean Business survey of locally owned companies indicates resilience in the face of a slow recovery from hurricanes Irma and Maria, which left noticeable scars on island-based businesses. This year’s survey, the Top […]

Caribbean Currents: Global warming is now a fact that is hard to deny

By Johann Calhoun From The Philadelphia Tribune Caribbean leaders today are challenged to solve economic problems that are created from natural disasters like hurricanes and flooding. Small islands have the highest risk of being first impacted by rising sea levels. Many of these natural disasters are by-products of global warming. Yes, global warming, get used […]

12 Nov Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist.

  12 Nov Mon 2018 Tropical Report     Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM EST Mon Nov 12 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. A vigorous tropical wave located about 200 miles east of the Leeward Islands is producing a large area of […]

11 Nov Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist.

11 Nov Sun 2018 Tropical Report     Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM EST Sun Nov 11 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. Satellite data indicate that a tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the Lesser is gradually becoming better defined […]

10 Nov Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist.

  10 Nov Sat 2018 Tropical Report     Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM EST Sat Nov 10 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. A tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the Lesser Antilles is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Development […]