Archive for September 23rd, 2022

TS Ian expected here Sunday evening

TS Ian expected here Sunday evening

| 23/09/2022 | 0 Comments

(CNS): UPDATED Friday 10pm: Tropical Storm Ian was located some 680 miles east-south-east of the Cayman Islands as of 10pm, Friday, after forming over the central Caribbean Sea. While the storm is currently recording winds of 45mph Ian is expected to become a hurricane as it approaches Cayman late Sunday night or early Monday morning. […]

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Cayman battens down ahead of impending storm

Cayman battens down ahead of impending storm

| 23/09/2022 | 5 Comments

(CNS) At 4pm, Friday, TD9 was some 430 miles ESE of Jamaica and had still not yet developed into a storm but a hurricane watch was issued for the Cayman Islands as the system was on track for a direct hit on Grand Cayman as a category one hurricane. Forecasts call for “significant intensification” on […]

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COVID takes life of fourth patient this month

COVID takes life of fourth patient this month

| 23/09/2022 | 4 Comments

(CNS): An unvaccinated patient on the Sister Islands with severe comorbidities has become the fourth person this month to die after contracting COVID-19 the Health Services Authority confirmed Friday. Public health is no longer reporting active cases or details about infection levels but is expected to release the now monthly Public Health Spotlight next week […]

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Clock-ticks for Speaker on resignation request

Clock-ticks for Speaker on resignation request

| 23/09/2022 | 23 Comments

(CNS): As of 9:30am Friday, the Clerk of Parliament confirmed that she had not received a letter of resignation from McKeeva Bush more than a week after Premier Wayne Panton had asked him to step down as Speaker. In his 15 September letter the premier had asked Bush to resign by 5pm today. While Bush […]

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TD9 could be hurricane as it approaches Cayman

TD9 could be hurricane as it approaches Cayman

| 23/09/2022 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Tropical Depression nine was located at about 515miles east-south-east of Jamaica at 10am local time Friday but forecasters said it will become a tropical storm by tonight followed by “significant intensification” on Sunday and Monday as it approaches the Cayman Islands. Maximum sustained winds are currently near 35mph with higher gusts. But as the […]

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