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 […]

Remarks of Rachael Bender at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Caribbean Association of Network Telecommunications Organizations

REMARKS OF RACHAEL BENDER AT THE 33RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE CARIBBEAN ASSOCIATION OF NETWORK TELECOMMUNICATIONS ORGANIZATIONS PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC JULY 18, 2017 Thank you for that warm welcome, and thank you to CANTO for inviting me to be here. It’s great to be with you, and it’s an honor to be representing the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Two London schools fail fire safety tests following Grenfell Towers fir

From WN According to the Department of Education, two schools tested thus far for cladding in the aftermath of the Grenfell Towers fire failed combustibility tests, BBC News reported. Cladding in a London secondary academy and primary special school were found to be “not of limited combustibility,” the Department of Education said in a statement. […]

Why alligator attacks are spiking in Florida

FOX NEWS From  BGR There has been a recent spate of alligator attacks in southwest Florida — and the weather is partially to blame. On July 9, a 71-year-old woman was airlifted to hospital after she was attacked by a 10-foot alligator at the Shadow Wood Preserve gated community in Fort Myers. The attack came just days after […]