Tropical wave washes over Cayman

Heavy showers were battering Grand Cayman Wednesday.

Forecasters said the wet weather would continue through the
evening and things would start to improve on Thursday and Friday.

Avalon Porter, a meteorologist with the Cayman Islands
National Weather Service, said a “tropical wave” passing through the region was
responsible for the rainfall.

The record 24-hour total for rainfall is more than nine

Today’s totals were not expected to reach anything like that
level. By 3.30pm 23.2 millimetres, just less than one inch of rain had fallen,
said Mr. Porter.