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Tropical Storm Larry, which poses no threat to land at this time, has been strengthening in the Atlantic and is set to become a hurricane Thursday then possibly a major hurricane by Friday morning.
Grand Cayman currently lacks sufficient hurricane shelter capacity to cope with expected demand in the event of a major storm.
The National Hurricane Centre has projected that an area of low pressure off the southeastern United States coastline could develop into a tropical depression in the coming days.
Tropical storm Bill has formed far off the coast of North Carolina, making it the second named storm for the 2021 hurricane season.
With borders still closed Hazard Management Cayman Islands leaders have said they cannot guarantee frequent evacuation flights out of Cayman over hurricane season especially for those who are not vaccinated.
When Cayman’s second helicopter returns next month, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit will boast of being the most advanced in the region with the latest modifications to its helicopter fleet which will be especially useful as the hurricane season stretches on.
Tuesday marks the official start of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season and across Cayman, people are bracing for what forecasters anticipate will be another above-average season.
Forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have increased the number of named storms they expect to form in the Atlantic basin...
Subtropical storm Ana has formed in the Atlantic Ocean and is the first named storm of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane season.
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, have released their Atlantic outlook two weeks early, on 15 May, prompted by the rapid development of storms over the past six years.
Storm names are set for what forecasters say could be an active Atlantic basin hurricane season in 2021.