May 23, 2018

14 May Weather in Cayman

  14 May Mon 2018 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS   Isolated showers are expected to continue over the next 24 hours along with light southeasterly winds and slight seas in association with an upper level trough over the western Caribbean. Radar images show isolated showers in and around the Cayman area moving northwest. Sunshine just […]

‘Major’ dengue fever outbreak likely, warns CARPHA

From Jamaica Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) says while the mosquito-borne diseases, Chikungunya and Zika, which swept the region in 2014 and 2016 are not expected back anytime soon, the region should “gear-up for the possibility of a major outbreak of dengue fever in 2018”. CARPHA […]

13 May Weather in Cayman

  13 May Sun 2018 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS   Isolated showers are expected to continue over the next 24 hours along with light southeasterly winds and slight seas in association with an upper level trough over the western Caribbean. Radar images show isolated showers in and around the Cayman area moving northwest. Sunshine just […]

12 May Weather in Cayman

  12 May Sat 2018 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS     Sunshine just makes the day a little better, but it can also cause sunburns. Check the UV Report below to be prepared Humidity: 80%  (UP yesterday) UV: 12.1   EXTREME  (DOWN from yesterday) Temperature: Today’s current temperature – Not available.   Yesterday: H 89.9°F […]

11 May Weather in Cayman

  11 May Fri 2018 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS   Localized Isolated showers and possible thunder is expected during the next 24 hours along with light southeasterly winds and slight seas. Radar images show no showers within the Cayman area. Sunshine just makes the day a little better, but it can also cause sunburns. Check […]

10 May Weather in Cayman

  10 May Thu 2018 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Today:  HIGH 85 F 50% Precip. / 0.08 in PM Thunderstorms. High Tonight: LOW 79 F 60% Precip. / 0.13 in Scattered Thunderstorms. Low 79F. Sunshine just makes the day a little better, but it can also cause sunburns. Check the UV Report below to be […]

Venture-capital funding in 2017 was the highest it’s been in the past 10 years

By Zoë Bernard From Business Insider Venture-capital funding is booming in the United States. According to Pitchbook data charted for us by Statista, startup funding reached a record decade-long high in 2017, with $84.2 billion in funding raised over the course of the year. Pitchbook’s findings indicate the tech industry is becoming a key investment […]

Spying on penguin lovemaking

Scientists spy on penguin lovemaking with timelapse cameras BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable Antarctic researchers are being a bit creepy in the name of science. They’ve been using remote timelapse cameras to keep track of the mating habits of Adélie penguins, which helps to map out their breeding cycles. Cameras take up to 12 pictures […]

9 May Weather in Cayman

9 May Wed 2018 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Satellite Pictures and weather charts indicate that cloudiness and showers will increase today in associated with a surface trough over the Cayman area. Radar images show scattered showers showers over the Cayman area moving northwest. Sunshine just makes the day a little better, but it can also […]

You can’t stop the lava flow from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano with water, bombs or walls. Here’s why

By Trevor Hughes, From USA TODAY PAHOA, Hawaii — Millions of people seeing images of lava destroying homes, cars and power poles have a simple question for authorities: Why can’t you stop it? Try spraying lava with water, some suggest. Maybe dig a ditch to divert the flow or erect a barrier? How about explosives? Can’t they change […]