Cayman Weather Forecast

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Tropical depression likely to form near Lesser Antilles

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.

System near Cabo Verde set to become tropical depression

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.

Storm watchers eye system off African coast

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.

Trash mounts in wake of Tropical Storm Grace

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.

2021 hurricane season reaches halfway mark

September 1 marks the halfway point of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season and so far, forecasters said it has surpassed expectations.

Surviving Grace: Battling the storm

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 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.

Pedro St James reopens to public after ‘extensive clean-up’

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.

Weather system south of Cayman expected to bring rainfall

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.

Two new weather systems take shape in Atlantic

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.

Hurricane Ida to hit US as Category 4 storm

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.

All clear issued for Sister Islands

The all clear has been given for all of the Cayman Islands, according to Government Information Services.

All clear given for Grand Cayman

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. 

NWS: Cayman to feel Ida’s impact within the hour

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.

Update: Tropical Storm Ida forms

NEOC: Tropical storm conditions expected in Grand Cayman starting at 11pm

Shoppers flock to stores following tropical storm warning

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.

Recap: Cayman spared as Ida passes

Latest news and developments on storm closures in the Cayman Islands.

Update: TD 9 now Tropical Storm Ida

A tropical storm warning has been issued for the Cayman Islands as Tropical Depression 9 has become better organised 210 miles southeast of Grand Cayman.

Flooding likely in Cayman as tropical wave nears

Forecasters say a tropical wave sweeping through the Caribbean Sea, south of Cayman, could develop into a tropical depression or storm this week.

Botanic Park, businesses still dealing with post-Tropical Storm Grace damage

Clean-ups are continuing across Grand Cayman as debris left in the wake of Tropical Storm Grace remains to be cleared in some areas.

Two tropical depressions likely to form at end of week

Two of three systems now churning in the Atlantic Basin are expected to become tropical depressions by the end of the week

National Roads Authority begins Grace clear-up

National Roads Authority staff and private contractors have begun systematic clearing of roads and drains of debris from last week's Tropical Storm Grace.

Whale embryo washes ashore in Bodden Town

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: Lessons learned

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.

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