October 19, 2018

19 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

19 Oct Fri 2018 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018 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 ECLAC disaster training for Cuba targets environment experts

Environment experts, from Cuba are now better equipped to evaluate the impact of disasters using Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) methodology developed by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). This following a DaLA training workshop conducted by a team from ECLAC’s subregional headquarters for the Caribbean from 11 to 13 October […]

Vibrating slab of Antarctic ice sounds like a horror movie

BY MARK KAUFMAN From Mashable In the faraway realms at the bottom of the Earth, Antarctic scientists have unexpectedly recorded bizarre drone-like sounds.After burying 34 seismic monitors in the snow atop the Ross Ice Shelf in 2014 — which is a massive Texas-sized slab of ice that floats over the Southern Ocean — the instruments […]

Caribbean Ministers approve plan to prepare for the health impact of climate change on small island developing states

Third Global Conference on Health and Climate: Special Focus on Small Island Developing States, concluded on Wednesday with an Action Plan to be implemented in the Region  Washington, D.C., October 18 2018 (PAHO / WHO) — Ministers from across the Region of the Caribbean have agreed on an Action Plan to ensure that the health […]

The Caribbean reiterates “1.5 Degrees Celsius to Stay Alive”

By Kenton X. Chance From CARICOM BRIDGETOWN, (InterPressService) – If there is one lesson that Dominican Reginald Austrie has learnt from the devastation Hurricane Maria brought to his country last September, it is the need for “resilience, resilience, resilience”. And it is not just because he is his country’s minister of agriculture. When the category 5 hurricane […]

How to select the right fire detection system

All the potential hazards and fire threats inside a business site is uncontrollably unforeseen especially during working hours when all are busy managing and doing their work. Installing safety alarms such as fire detection systems are one of the worthiest investment inside any establishment whether it is in business or commercial. Fire detection system or […]

18 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

  18 Oct Thu 2018 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Cangialosi   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center […]

Caribbean countries to test ocean acidity link to greenhouse gases

From teleSur A recent UN report on climate change said limiting global warming to 1°C, would avoid some of the most devastating consequences of the phenomenon. Caribbean nations plan to test the acidity of the sea surrounding them to learn whether it’s acidity is linked to greenhouse gas absorption. According to Mike Haughton, the Executive […]

Children vomit blood after dream TUI trip to Caribbean turned into holiday from hell

By Ewan Foskett From Daily Mirror UK Mum-of-three Billie Baker says her kids still suffer nightmares after they were kept in hospital by armed guards against their will A British family’s dream Caribbean holiday turned into a nightmare after their children began to vomit blood and were rushed to A&E with salmonella poisoning. Parents Billie […]

17 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist

17 Oct Wed 2018 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Wed Oct 17 2018 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 […]