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Tropical Storm Larry set to become a major hurricane, poses no threat to Cayman

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.

Hurricane shelter space in short supply in Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman currently lacks sufficient hurricane shelter capacity to cope with expected demand in the event of a major storm.

Disturbance off US coastline under watch

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 forms, likely to be short-lived

Tropical storm Bill has formed far off the coast of North Carolina, making it the second named storm for the 2021 hurricane season.

HMCI: No guarantee on hurricane evacuation flights

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.

High-tech eye in the sky: Cayman chopper among most advanced in the region

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.
Flooding and sustained winds during Tropical Storm Eta in November last year caused power outages and downed trees across all three islands.

What’s on the horizon for the 2021 hurricane season?

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.

Revised NOAA outlook calls for more hurricanes in 2021

Forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have increased the number of named storms they expect to form in the Atlantic basin...

2021 hurricane season off to early start

Subtropical storm Ana has formed in the Atlantic Ocean and is the first named storm of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane season.

Active hurricane seasons prompt early launch of tropical advisory site

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 set for 2021

Storm names are set for what forecasters say could be an active Atlantic basin hurricane season in 2021.

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