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Tropical Storm Isaac has dissipated

Tropical Storm Isaac has dissipated

| 14/09/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The National Hurricane Center has advised that Isaac has dissipated. The Cayman Islands National Weather Service will continue to monitor the remnants of Isaac as it moves over the central Caribbean, Hazard Management said in a release. The local forecast indicates an 80% chance of ra [...]

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Cayman urged to watch Tropical Storm Isaac as path wavers

Cayman urged to watch Tropical Storm Isaac as path wavers

| 13/09/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Tropical Storm Isaac was edging towards the Leeward Islands Thursday morning on a path that could bring the storm into the Cayman Islands area. Moving west at around 21mph, the storm is expected to continue on that track for the next few days before it comes into the central Caribbean Sea at [...]

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Three hurricanes rolling across Atlantic

Three hurricanes rolling across Atlantic

| 10/09/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): On Sunday evening Isaac became the third Hurricane to emerge in the Atlantic hours after Tropical Storm Helene became a Hurricane and Hurricane Florence began intensifying. None of the hurricanes currently pose a threat to the Cayman Islands. Florence is heading towards Virginia and the Caro [...]

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Tropical storms pose no threat to Cayman

Tropical storms pose no threat to Cayman

| 03/09/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Two tropical storms that formed in the Atlantic over the weekend pose no threat to the Cayman Islands, according to local weather experts. In what has been a relatively quiet storm season in our region so far this year, Tropical Storm Florence formed early Saturday morning west of the Cape Ve [...]

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Scientists warn of ‘hothouse’ tipping point

Scientists warn of ‘hothouse’ tipping point

| 08/08/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): An international team of scientists released a new study this week warning that even if governments around the world meet the carbon emission reductions called for in the Paris Agreement, there is a risk of ‘no return’ towards climate change as Earth hits what they called a ̶ [...]

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Weak sub-tropical storm heads north

Weak sub-tropical storm heads north

| 07/08/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS): More than two months into the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, the forecasters’ predictions of a quiet year appear to be accurate. The fourth storm of the season formed around 11am today about 1,000 miles west of the Azores, but it poses little threat to anything but fish. Sub-tropical S [...]

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NOAA climate report reveals record sea-level rise

NOAA climate report reveals record sea-level rise

| 02/08/2018 | 40 Comments
(CNS): Sea-level rise, greenhouse gas emissions, droughts and extreme precipitation all broke records again last year, according to information published this week in the ‘State of the Climate in 2017‘, an annual report by NOAA’s Center for Weather and Climate, with input from more [...]

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Politicians failing on climate change, says UK’s adviser

Politicians failing on climate change, says UK’s adviser

| 16/07/2018 | 49 Comments
(CNS): The British government’s official climate change adviser and the chair of the UK’s Climate Change Committee, Lord Deben (John Gummer), has said politicians and policymakers are failing to rise to the challenge of a rapidly warming planet. Pointing to the mounting evidence and trends, fr [...]

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Hurricane forms days after experts review forecast

Hurricane forms days after experts review forecast

| 06/07/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Just days after the hurricane experts at Colorado State University revised down their predictions for this hurricane season in the Atlantic, the first one swirled into existence 1,140 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles in the early hours of Friday morning. Hurricane Beryl is moving w [...]

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UK unveils new hurricane support plans for BOTs

UK unveils new hurricane support plans for BOTs

| 05/07/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS): The British government has revealed a range of new measures to make sure its Caribbean territories have the support they need if there is a repeat of the devastating hurricanes that hit the region last year. The additional measures include the full seasonal deployment of the Royal Navy vessel [...]

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New forecast calls for quieter storm season

New forecast calls for quieter storm season

| 05/07/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Just one month into the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, experts from Colorado State University have reassessed their seasonal predictions downwards and are now calling for a lot less storm action in our region over the next five months. In its July update, the team, led by Philip Klotzbach, s [...]

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