November 20, 2017

20 Nov Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

20 Nov Mon 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM EST Mon Nov 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 Stewart   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami […]

Prince Charles describes hurricane devastation as ‘utterly heartbreaking’ in Caribbean visit

By Martin Coulter From Evening Standard UK The Prince of Wales has described the devastation caused byhurricanes in the Caribbean as “utterly heartbreaking”. Speaking after meeting families made homeless by Hurricanes Irmaand Maria, Prince Charles said it was “painful beyond words to see the devastation”. The heir to the throne’s comments came during the first […]

Disaster resilience planning key factor for the Caribbean

By Wesley Kirton From South Florida Caribbean News MIAMI – The 41st annual Conference on the Caribbean and Central America wrapped up in Miami on Friday (November 17) with the issue of disaster resilience planning dominating the discussions, against the backdrop of Hurricanes Irma and Maria which struck the Caribbean region within weeks of each […]

Insurance for small islands in the Caribbean: The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF)

From Insure Silence In September 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused severe devastation in the Caribbean: on the island of Barbuda, 95 per cent of all buildings were destroyed. Thousands of people in the Caribbean lost their homes. Such events often also cause enormous financial damage. Economic losses caused by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti in […]

19 Nov Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

  19 Nov Sun 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM EST Sun Nov 19 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Stewart   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center […]

18 Nov Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 dist in Carib Sea

18 Nov Sat 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. An elongated area of low pressure continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms over the central Caribbean Sea, as well as portions […]

17 Nov Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 dist in Carib Sea

17 Nov Fri 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. Disorganized showers and thunderstorms continue over the central Caribbean Sea in association with an elongated area of low pressure. Strong upper-level winds […]

Prince of Wales to visit hurricane-hit Caribbean islands

By Benjamin Parker From WIC News The Prince of Wales will visit three Caribbean countries this weekend to see how communities are recovering after the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. His first stop will be Antigua and Barbuda. He will then move on to the British Virgin Islands. His final visit will be to […]

Giant Antarctica iceberg

NASA released amazing close-up images of the giant new iceberg in Antarctica By Nathaniel Lee and Jessica Orwig From Business Insider NASA is on a mission to collect as much information as it can about the Larsen C ice shelf and its new A-68 iceberg. When A-68 broke off of Larsen C earlier this year, […]

16 Nov Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 dist in Carib Sea

16 Nov Thu 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 700 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. An elongated area of low pressure that extends from southwest to northeast across the central Caribbean Sea is producing a large area […]