September 23, 2021

Tropical Storm Sam forms, expected to reach major hurricane strength

By Alex Sosnowski, AccuWeather senior meteorologist, From AccuWeather Tropical Storm Sam developed over the open waters of the eastern Atlantic, becoming the 18th named storm of the 2021 hurricane season on Thursday morning. AccuWeather forecasters expect Sam to strengthen further into a major hurricane prior to approaching the islands of the northern Caribbean next week.  Sam was located 1,745 miles to […]

23 Sep Weather in Cayman, 2 TD, 1 Dist.

23 Sep Thu 2021TROPICAL REPORTATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico   Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Thu 23 Sep 2021 Tropical Depression Rose ROSE IS NOW A REMNANT LOW… …THIS IS THE LAST NHC ADVISORY. Tropical Depression Eighteen TROPICAL DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE […]

Statement from the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) Urgent and strengthened climate commitments needed to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 ̊C and ensure the resilience of small island states

September 22, 2021 As world leaders meet at the 76th United Nations General Assembly this week, and prepare for COP26 in November, the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) joins the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and Caribbean governments and civil society in calling for urgent attention and strengthened commitments from countries to set ambitious emissions targets […]

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions. By Erika Schelby / Independent Media Institute Here in the U.S. Southwest, we are trapped between the extremes of a decades-long megadrought and sudden violent flooding. In New Mexico, the feverish heat started far too […]

22 Sep Weather in Cayman, 2 TD, 2 Dist.

22 Sep Wed 2021TROPICAL REPORTATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico   Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Wed 22 Sep 2021 Tropical Depression Peter POORLY ORGANIZED PETER EXPECTED TO TURN NORTHWARD TONIGHT.. Tropical Depression Rose DISORGANIZED ROSE MOVING NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE EASTERN ATLANTIC Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) […]

Meet the Storm Chasers

From OZY Sunday Magazine Big, bold ideas. Future changemakers. Thrilling recommendations. This is the Sunday read you’ll find nowhere else. Sponsored by CARIUMA TODAY Storms are strange things — truly tempestuous in how suddenly they can shift shape and space. Even as we grapple with the aftermath of Hurricane Ida and its devastation, Hurricane Nicholas barreled into Texas this week, flooding […]

Craig Golinowski, President of Carbon Infrastructure Partners (CIP) comments on Biden Energy Plan

The White House and Energy Department have issued a plan to produce almost half of the nation’s electricity from solar by 2050. It’s an ambitious goal, but is it a realistic solution that can produce reliable and affordable energy for an already stressed and stretched grid? Furthermore, what about energy reliability during winter and a repeat of the problems […]

21 Sep Weather in Cayman, 2 TS, 2 Dist.

21 Sep Tue 2021TROPICAL REPORTATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico   Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Tue 21 Sep 2021 Tropical Storm Peter DISORGANIZED PETER PASSING TO THE NORTH OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS Tropical Storm Rose ROSE BEGINS TO WEAKEN. Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather […]

Cayman: Last week of Island Wide Vegetation Collection Schedule

From Department of Environmental Health Grand Cayman, September 20, 2021 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) team has now moved to collect post storm vegetation waste at the North Side & East End Districts until September 25, 2021. Residents are reminded to get their vegetative debris ready as there will not be any extension. The DEH […]

20 Sep Weather in Cayman, 2 TS, 2 Dist.

20 Sep Mon 2021TROPICAL REPORTATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico   Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Mon 20 Sep 2021 Tropical Storm Peter RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT FINDS PETER HAS CHANGED LITTLE… …TROPICAL STORM EXPECTED TO PASS NORTH OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS EARLY THIS WEEK… Tropical Storm Rose ROSE CONTINUES […]