August 14, 2018

New UMiami research reveals how fresh water stokes Caribbean hurricanes

By TIM PADGETT From WLRN It’s August. And as we approach the most intense period of the hurricane season, a lot of us are thinking: How warm are the waters in the Atlantic and the Caribbean? How much fuel is out there for hurricanes to feed on? What most of us don’t know is that […]

7 Aug Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist

  7 Aug Tue 2018 Tropical Report   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Tue Aug 7 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. Early visible satellite images indicate that the shower activity associated with a non-tropical low pressure system located a little more […]

6 Aug Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist

6 Aug Mon 2018 Tropical Report   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM EDT Mon Aug 6 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. A non-tropical, surface low pressure system centered about 1200 miles southwest of the Azores is interacting with a broad upper-level low. […]

Cayman Islands: Hollywood Star and UN Environment Programme Goodwill Ambassador announced as keynote speaker at Energy Conference

Hollywood Star and UN Environment Programme Goodwill Ambassador announced as keynote speaker at Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference this September Former Entourage star and UN environmental activist, Adrian Grenier, has been announced as keynote speaker for the Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference (CTEC) at the Kimpton Seafire Resort on 13-14 September. The Cayman Islands will host the […]

Cayman Islands: Blue iguanas back from brink of extinction

By Ben Ireland From Travel Weekly UK The National Trust for the Cayman Islands says the blue iguana has been saved from extinction with the release of the 1,000th endangered animal into the wild. The iguana, named Renegade, was let into Colliers Wilderness Reserve – a National Trust protected area in the East End of […]

Seaweed lowers heart risks

By Dr. Crandall From Newsmax Adding dried seaweed to manufactured and homemade foods is heart-healthy because of its high fiber content, as well as the wealth of antioxidants and other beneficial chemicals it offers, according to a study in the journal Phycologia. In this study, healthy men were asked to taste bread with added dried […]

Deaths rose 650 above average during UK heatwave – with older people most at risk

By Damian Carrington and Sarah Marsh From The Guardian UK Nearly 700 more deaths than average were recorded during the 15-day peak of the heatwave in June and July in England and Wales, according to official statistics. Experts said that an increase in deaths is fully expected during heatwaves, but they cautioned that the provisional […]

Monk Fruit vs. Stevia: Which sweetener should you use?

From Health Line What is monk fruit? Monk fruit is a small, green gourd that resembles a melon. It’s grown in Southeast Asia. The fruit was first used by Buddhist monks in the 13th century, hence the fruit’s unusual name. Fresh monk fruit doesn’t store well and isn’t appealing. Monk fruit is usually dried and […]

5 Aug Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist

5 Aug Sun 2018 Tropical Report   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sun Aug 5 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. A non-tropical low pressure system centered about 1000 miles west-southwest of the Azores continues to produce limited shower activity. Environmental conditions […]

4 Aug Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist

  4 Aug Sat 2018 Tropical Report   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sat Aug 4 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. A non-tropical low pressure system located about 800 miles west-southwest of the Azores is producing gale-force wind gusts northeast of […]