Cayman Weather Forecast
Forecasters at the US National Hurricane Center has said a broad area of low pressure midway between the Lesser Antilles and the Cabo Verde Islands is likely to develop into a tropical depression this weekend or early next week.
The weather system located a few hundred miles south-southwest of the Cabo Verde islands is likely to form into a tropical depression in the coming days, forecasters have said.
US National Hurricane Center forecasters are keeping a close watch on a tropical wave off the west coast of Africa which is likely to form a tropical depression later this week.
Lingering signs of TS Grace remain in the form of countless uprooted trees of every shape, size and type that lay scattered in the yards of thousands of homes across the island.
September 1 marks the halfway point of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season and so far, forecasters said it has surpassed expectations.
Emma Halbert-Payne, who is 23 weeks pregnant, and her 6-year-old son Harrison fought off the storm for hours (husband Ulrich was off-island). Here, in her own words, is Emma’s story.
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.
Cayman's historic site Pedro St. James has reopened to the public after suffering damage caused by the passage of Tropical Storm Grace; however, its sister tourist attraction, the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park, remains closed indefinitely.
Although the National Hurricane Center has given a broad area of low pressure south of Cayman a low probability of development, it is still likely to increase the chances of showers and thunder locally later this week.
Forecasters are expecting an active week ahead in the Atlantic basin as two new systems emerge on the radar, one of which has a high chance of formation over the next 48 hours through to the next five days.
Grand Cayman residents breathed a collective sigh of relief after Tropical Storm Ida veered east of the island early Friday morning. Now, Ida is set to hit the United States as an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 hurricane.
The all-clear has been given for Grand Cayman as Tropical Storm Ida moved further away Friday morning, however the Sister Islands remain under Tropical Storm warning as strong wind, heavy rain and significant power outages affect the islands.
Tropical Storm Ida continued its unpredictable path early Friday morning with yet another change in its forecast track which will now take it with in five miles of Grand Cayman by 3am.
Just one hour after the Cayman Islands was put under a tropical storm warning Thursday morning, hundreds of people rushed to local grocery and hardware stores.
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Forecasters say a tropical wave sweeping through the Caribbean Sea, south of Cayman, could develop into a tropical depression or storm this week.
Clean-ups are continuing across Grand Cayman as debris left in the wake of Tropical Storm Grace remains to be cleared in some areas.
National Roads Authority staff and private contractors have begun systematic clearing of roads and drains of debris from last week's Tropical Storm Grace.
The body of what is believed to be a pygmy sperm whale embryo which died during Tropical Storm Grace washed ashore in Bodden Town on Friday, the Department of Environment said.
Tropical Storm Grace made her mark on the Cayman Islands leaving almost all of Grand Cayman in the dark and felling numerous trees during her passage on Wednesday, 18 Aug. Residents and government agencies spent most of the following day clearing debris from the roadways and getting power restored.