September 19, 2018

19 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 2 TD

19 Sep Wed 2018 Tropical Report   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: 1. A large area of disturbed weather located a little more than 1000 miles east of the Windward Islands is associated with […]

Hurricane Isaac mysteriously disappears, Jamaica spared

By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian Guyana Guardian – Weather forecasters had predicted last Thursday that remnants of Hurricane Isaac were scheduled to hit parts of Jamaica on Saturday (yesterday). But scientists are now saying that Isaac has disappeared into thin air by 5am Saturday morning, signalling the sudden death of the storm. “We could no longer […]

US: FEMA postpones ‘Presidential Alert’ test

By Jeffrey Rodack From Newsmax The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s “Presidential Alert” test, which was scheduled for Thursday, has been delayed until to Oct. 3. FEMA announced the postponement, citing the “ongoing response effort to Hurricane Florence,” according to NBC News. And in a tweet, the agency noted: “Due to severe weather across much of […]

18 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TD

  18 Sep Tue 2018 Tropical Report   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Joyce, located a few hundred miles south of the Azores. The […]

New funding from ECHO key to new relief efforts for hurricane victims in Haiti, Caribbean

With peak hurricane season arriving in early September, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) in Haiti is intensifying its emergency preparedness capacity thanks to additional funding from the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO). The new funding provided by ECHO will allow IOM to have ready for distribution hygiene and kitchen items for 2,500 […]

17 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 2 TD, 1 Dist

17 Sep Mon 2018 Tropical Report   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Mon Sep 17 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Joyce, located a few hundred miles south-southwest of the Azores. The NOAA […]

Plans for Cayman Islands’ Bodden Town Hurricane Shelter moving ahead

Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo, the deputy leader of the Opposition, (Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018) thanked Government for moving ahead on long-advocated arrangements for the completion of the Bodden Town Church of God building for purposes of adding to the quota of the district’s hurricane shelter facilities. “It is hoped that this project will be completed […]

UN Migration Agency strengthens preparations for peak hurricane season in Haiti, Caribbean

From Relief Web Port-au-Prince – With peak hurricane season arriving in early September, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) in Haiti is intensifying its emergency preparedness capacity thanks to additional funding from the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO). The new funding provided by ECHO will allow IOM to have ready for distribution hygiene […]

16 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 2 TS, 1 TD, 1 Dist

  16 Sep Sun 2018 Tropical Report   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sun Sep 16 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Florence, located inland over central South Carolina, on Tropical Storm Helene, […]

Isaac may re-develop

From NHC Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 PM EDT Sat Sep 15 2018 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Florence, located inland over extreme eastern South Carolina, on Tropical Storm Helene, located about 100 miles west […]