October 16, 2021

First look at 2016 Hurricane Season: unusually big question marks

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By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Even more than one might expect, the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season is shaping up with both high- and low-end possibilities, based on preliminary thoughts released Thursday by a team at Colorado State University. The CSU project, founded by Dr. William Gray with Dr. Phil Klotzbach now serving as lead […]

Cayman Islands: Cayman Thanksgiving

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From Cayman Connection UK Cayman Thanksgiving is a weekend-long celebration that honours Cayman’s culture, heritage and togetherness. Unlike American or Canadian Thanksgiving, Cayman Thanksgiving is celebrated during the first weekend of December to mark the end of Hurricane Season and reflect on all there is to be grateful for. In 2015 Cayman Connection UK encouraged […]

Editorial: Memories of Ivan

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By Joan Wilson Now we are at that horrible time again – Hurricane Season – and this is the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Ivan that hit us on September 11th 2004. The day after my 70th birthday. Yes I am 80 TODAY!! This is the poem I wrote about that traumatic event.   “IVAN” – […]

June 1 is start of Hurricane Season

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From Hazard Management The Cayman Islands are vulnerable to a number of different hazards including hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis and floods, but with the beginning of the hurricane season right around the corner (June 1st), it is especially important that residents are ready for the hurricane threat. In past hurricanes (such as Hurricane Ivan and Hurricane […]